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Species Leptotrachelus dorsalis

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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 Ctenodactylini
Genus Leptotrachelus
Species dorsalis (Leptotrachelus dorsalis)
Explanation of Names
Leptotrachelus dorsalis (Fabricius 1801)
Range
e. US (RI-SD to FL-TX) & so. ON; W. Indies(1)
Habitat
adults on marsh grasses (Erwin & Medina 2003); come to light
Print References
White W.H., Erwin T.L., Viator B.J. (2010) Leptotrachelus dorsalis: the prodigal son returns. Sugar J. 73(6): 22.
White W.H., Erwin T.L. (2012) Leptotrachelus dorsalis (Coleoptera: Carabidae): A candidate biological agent of the Sugarcane Borer in Louisiana. The Florida Entomologist 95: 261-267.
Erwin T.L., White W.H. (2012) The Nearctic-Caribbean species Leptotrachelus dorsalis (Fabricius, 1801): Larval descriptions with a diagnosis of immature Ctenodactylini and natural history notes on the genus and tribe (Coleoptera: Carabidae). ZooKeys 194: 17-42.
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.