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Subgenus Phonias

Pterostichus sp.? - Pterostichus femoralis Pterostichus sp. - Pterostichus femoralis Pterostichus patruelis (Dejean) - Pterostichus patruelis Pterostichus strenuus (Panzer) - Pterostichus strenuus Beetle - Pterostichus patruelis Beetle - Pterostichus femoralis CARABIDAE   Ground Beetle   Pterostichus melanarius - Pterostichus patruelis CARABIDAE   Ground Beetle   Pterostichus melanarius - Pterostichus patruelis
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 Pterostichitae
Tribe Pterostichini (Woodland Ground Beetles)
Genus Pterostichus
No Taxon Subgenus Phonias
Numbers
4 spp. in our area (incl. the adventive European P. strenuus), ~30 spp. total(1)
Range
Holarctic(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.