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Supertribe Pterostichitae

krummholz pupa - Pterostichus Pterostichus commutabilis - Pterostichus praetermissus Beautiful Carabid - Chlaenius tricolor - male Chlaenius aestivus, larva - Chlaenius aestivus carabid - Poecilus diplophyrus Ground beetle - Amara avida Chlaenius pimalicus? - Chlaenius pimalicus Shiny Ground Beetle - Pterostichus melanarius
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.