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Subgenus Opadius

brownish-orange beetle - top - Harpalus indianus Harpalus gravis - female Harpalus gravis - female 923C05 - Harpalus gravis 1001C04 - Harpalus gravis Ground Beetle - Harpalus fraternus Harpalus desertus LeConte 1859 - Harpalus desertus - male Ground Beetle - Harpalus fraternus
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Harpalus
No Taxon Subgenus Opadius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pharalus Casey 1914, Euharpalops Casey 1924, Haploharpalus Schauberger 1926(1)
Explanation of Names
Opadius Casey 1914
19 spp. in our area (arranged in several species-groups), unknown number in the Palaearctic(1)
NA spp.:
cordatus group: apache Kataev 2010, cordatus (LeConte 1853), cordifer Notman 1919
desertus group: desertus LeConte 1859, gravis LeConte 1858, indianus Csiki 1932
laticeps group: animosus Casey 1924, laticeps LeConte 1850, providens Casey 1914
nigritarsis group: megacephalus LeConte 1847, nigritarsis Sahlberg 1827
spadiceus group: fraternus LeConte 1852, fulvilabris Mannerheim 1853, indigens Casey 1924, laevipes Zetterstedt 1828, lewisii LeConte 1865, reversus Casey 1924, spadiceus Dejean 1829, ventralis LeConte 1847
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.