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Supertribe Pterostichitae

Ground Beetle - Pterostichus rostratus Ground Beetle - Amara familiaris Small Chlaenius with big jaws - Chlaenius pusillus Pterostichus hypogeus - male Carabidae? - Pterostichus Amara aulica - male Pterostichus melanarius? - Pterostichus melanarius Amara californica
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 Pterostichitae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated as a tribe (Pterostichiti) within Harpalinae in (1)
Numbers
in our area, >480 spp. in 26 genera of 7 tribes; worldwide, ~6,400 spp. in 24 tribes(2)
Range
worldwide(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.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.