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Species Thalpius pygmaeus

Thalpius dorsalis - Thalpius pygmaeus Thalpius dorsalis - Thalpius pygmaeus Ground Beetle - Thalpius pygmaeus Ground Beetle - Thalpius pygmaeus Carabid - Thalpius pygmaeus Thalpius pygmaeus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Zuphiini
Genus Thalpius
Species pygmaeus (Thalpius pygmaeus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Pseudaptinus (Thalpius) pygmaeus (Dejean 1826)
Explanation of Names
Thalpius pygmaeus (Dejean)
Size
4.2-5 mm (1); 6-6.5 mm (2), perhaps in error
Identification
See print references and discussion under images.
Range
se. US (VA-FL to OK-s.TX) & Cuba(1)(3)
Print References
Ciegler, p. 128, fig. 230 (2)
Works Cited
1.Pseudaptinus (Thalpius) nobilis Liebke, new to the United States, and a key to the species of subgenus Thalpius LeConte...
Messer P.W. 2011. ZooKeys 147: 419–424.
2.Ground Beetles and Wrinkled Bark Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2000. Clemson University.
3.Beetle biodiversity response to vegetation restoration of mid-valley riparian woodland in the LRGV of southern Texas.
King, J.E. 2015. Unpublished master's thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station. viii + 218 pp.