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Genus Ardistomis

Ardistomis obliquata Ardistomis schaumii Ardistomis obliquatus - Ardistomis obliquata
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 Scaritinae
Tribe Clivinini
Subtribe Ardistomina
Genus Ardistomis
Explanation of Names
Ardistomis Putzeys 1846
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, >40 total(1)
Range
neotropical group ranging into e. US(1)
Habitat
swamps(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.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.