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viridis group

carabid - Lebia viridis Metallic Beetle - Lebia viridis Lebia cyanipennis Dejean - Lebia cyanipennis Carabid? - Lebia viridis Lebia sp.? - Lebia tuckeri Lebia viridis Lebia pleuritica Lebia 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 Lebiina
Genus Lebia (Colorful Foliage Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Lebia)
No Taxon viridis group
9 spp. in our area(1)
2 transcontinental spp: L. viridis throughout NA, L. moesta NF-BC to DC-WY-OR
2 spp. widespread in the east: L. marginicollis NJ-FL to IL-TX, L. pleuritica QC-NC to SK-KS
3 western spp.: L. cyanipennis BC-CA to SK-NM-?TX, L. perita BC-CA-ID, L. tuckeri CA to CO-TX
2 spp. restricted to AZ-TX (L. arizonica, L. rufopleura)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.