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subgenus Scaphinotus

snail-eating ground beetle  - Scaphinotus elevatus Dark Beetle - Scaphinotus vandykei 9015943  - Scaphinotus vandykei Scaphinotus sp. - Scaphinotus snowi Scaphinotus petersi corvus  - Scaphinotus petersi Scaphinotus petersi biedermani - Scaphinotus petersi Scaphinotus elevatus - female
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 Carabinae
Tribe Cychrini
Genus Scaphinotus
No Taxon subgenus Scaphinotus
Numbers
25 taxa arranged in 9 spp, all but two in our area(1)
Range
much of the US and adjacent Canada (most diverse in the mountains of NM-AZ and in the Appalachians); 2 taxa in Mexico(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.