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Genus Harpalus

Ground Beetle - Amarini tribe? - Harpalus pensylvanicus brownish-orange beetle - top - Harpalus indianus Ground Beetle - Harpalus Carabid #36 - Harpalus pensylvanicus Ground Beetle - Harpalus pensylvanicus - male Ground beetle - Harpalus Ground Beetle - Harpalus fraternus Pennsylvania Beetle  - Harpalus caliginosus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Harpalus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
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Explanation of Names
Harpalus Latreille 1802
Greek, 'greedy'(2)
>70 spp. in 19 subgenera in our area, >400 spp. in 70 subgenera worldwide(1)
3.9–28.0 mm (worldwide)(1)
mostly Holarctic, with some representation in the Oriental & Afrotropical Regions(3)