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subgenus Paratachys

darker Paratachys - Tachys pumilus dark Trechinae - Tachys pumilus pits and swirls - Tachys pumilus small carabid 4 - Tachys pumilus another tiny carabid - Tachys proximus Flea Beetle? - Tachys Tachys Paratachys scitulus? - Tachys
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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Tachys
No Taxon subgenus Paratachys
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated as a separate genus in (1) and (2)
Explanation of Names
Paratachys Casey 1918
Numbers
20 spp. in our area, ~150 total (the number of undescribed spp. may be much bigger)(3)
Range
e US to CA (BG data), much of the world(1)
Habitat
Diverse habitats(1)
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic review of New World Tachyina (Coleoptera, Carabidae): descriptions of new genera, subgenera, and species, with ...
Olivia F. Boyd, Terry L. Erwin. 2016. ZooKeys 626: 87-123.
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.
3.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.