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Genus Philophuga

Calleida viridicollis - Philophuga viridicollis Carabidae - Philophuga caerulea Carabidae - Philophuga caerulea Philophuga viridis amoena (LeConte, 1846) - Philophuga viridis - male Unknown beetle - Philophuga viridis Philophuga caerulea Philophuga viridis horni Chaudoir 1877 - Philophuga viridis - female Carabidae: Philophuga sp.? - Philophuga viridis
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 Lebiini
Subtribe Calleidina
Genus Philophuga
Explanation of Names
Philophuga Motschulsky 1859
3 spp. in our area, 4 total(1)
w. Canada to Mexico; in our area, Ph. viridis is widely western (BC-CA to MB-KS-?TX) + two southwestern spp.(1)
Some authors consider this a subgenus of Calleida.
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.