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Subtribe Dicaelina

Dicaelus sculptis - Dicaelus sculptilis Big Blue Ground Beetle larva - Dicaelus Harpalini Mystery  - Diplocheila impressicollis Dicaelus crenatus (LeConte) - Dicaelus crenatus Carabidae - Dicaelus teter Dicaelus purpuratus Notched-mouth ground beetle - Dicaelus laevipennis Snail eater? - Dicaelus
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 Harpalitae
Tribe Licinini
Subtribe Dicaelina
Explanation of Names
Dicaelina Laporte 1834
Numbers
2 genera, with 25 spp. in our area and 45 spp. total(1)
Food
members of this subtribe have thick mandibles and attack snails by biting through the shell(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.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.