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subgenus Progaleritina

False Bombardier Beetle - Galerita atripes Galerita bicolor? - Galerita janus False Bombardier Beetle - Galerita janus Soldier beetle? - Galerita janus Galerita bicolor Galerita janus Black and red ground beetle - Galerita atripes Brachinus? - Galerita lecontei
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 Galeritini
Genus Galerita (False Bombardier Beetles)
No Taxon subgenus Progaleritina
Explanation of Names
Progaleritina Jeannel 1949
Numbers
7 spp., all in our area(1)
Identification
keys in(2)(3)
Range
NA & West Indies; all the spp. occur in the US (most are restricted to the south), G. janus ranges into Canada, 4 spp. also in Mexico; G. lecontei is the only sp. ranging west into CA and south to Honduras & West Indies (various sspp.)(1)(2)
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.
2.A monographic revision of the American Galeritini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Reichardt H. 1967. Arquivos de Zoologia 15(1-2): 1-176.
3.Synopsis of the species of subgenus Progaleritina Jeannel, including reconstructed phylogeny and geographical history...
Ball G.E., Nimmo A.P. 1983. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 109: 295-356.