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Supertribe Pterostichitae

 
 
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The Carabidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland
By C. L Staines & S. L. Staines
Banisteria No. 38, 2011
Brief accounts on carabid species that were identified from specimens collected during survey of the property, comparison with species recorded from Quantico and Plummers Island, and first Maryland state records for Chlaenius erythropus and Clivina stratiopunctata.

PDF, VA Natural History Society website.

Notes on Pterostichus punctiventris (Chaudoir) (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Arkansas, with a New State Record
By F.B.Hamilton, M.J.Skvarla, D.M.Fisher, A.P.G.Dowling
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 70(2):309-313, 2016
Full text (PDF)

On the Occurrence of Several Species of Pterostichine Ground Beetles in Virginia (Carabidae: Pterostichini)
By Richard L. Hoffman
Banisteria No. 12, 1998
Virginia distribution data, habitat preferences, behavioral notes, and more:

Gastrellarius blanchardi
Pterostichus acutipes
Pterostichus lubricus (first published illustrations of the species)
Pterostichus patruelis
Pterostichus pensylvanicus
Pterostichus adstrictus (removed from state list)

PDF here

Review of the Nearctic species of the Holarctic subgenus Argutor (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
By Y. Bousquet, R. Webster
The Canadian Entomologist 136: 645-660, 2004

On Some Carabidae, Including New Species, from the Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
By P. J. Darlington Jr.
Psyche, 1931
Includes: notes on several Cychrines endemic to the southern Appalachians, key to the species of Gastrellarius, key to the species of Pterostichus in the subgenus Monoferonia.

Species described:
+Scaphinotus (Maronetus) unistriatus
+Sphaeroderus 'multicarinatus'
+Nebria appalachia
+Gastrellarius unicarum
+Pterostichus primus
+Pterostichus carolinus carolinus
+Pterostichus carolinus fumorum



Available online here

On Some Carabidae, Including New Species, from the Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
By P. J. Darlington Jr.
Psyche, 1931
Includes: notes on several Cychrines endemic to the southern Appalachians, key to the species of Gastrellarius, key to the species of Pterostichus in the subgenus Monoferonia.

Species described:
+Scaphinotus (Maronetus) unistriatus
+Sphaeroderus 'multicarinatus'
+Nebria appalachia
+Gastrellarius unicarum
+Pterostichus primus
+Pterostichus carolinus carolinus
+Pterostichus carolinus fumorum



Available online here

The North American Pterostichus of the Subgenus Cylindrocharis Casey (Coleoptera, Carabidae)
By Thomas C. Barr, Jr
American Museum of Natural History, 1971
PDF here of this great paper.
Note- Since this publication, P. acutipes kentuckyensis has been found in Soutwest Virginia as well as Kentucky.(source)

New and little known species of Loxandrus LeConte 1852 (Coleoptera:Carabidae) from North and South America
By Kipling W. Will, James K. Liebherr
Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment (1997) Vol. 32: 230-238, 1998

 
 
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