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Genus Abax

Abax parallelepipedus (Piller and Mitterpacher) - Abax parallelepipedus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribe Pterostichitae
Tribe Pterostichini (Woodland Ground Beetles)
Genus Abax
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, 17 spp. total(1)
Range
native to Europe and Asia Minor, most diverse in the Alps; adventive in NA (Atlantic Canada)(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.