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subgenus Tachyura

small carabid 8 - Elaphropus quadrisignatus small carabid 8 - Elaphropus quadrisignatus small carabid - Elaphropus parvulus Elaphropus parvulus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Elaphropus
No Taxon subgenus Tachyura
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated as a separate genus by many workers
Explanation of Names
Tachyura Motschulsky 1862
2 spp. in our area (both adventive), several dozen total(1)(BG data)
native to the Old World, adventive in NA (one sp. in the Pacific NW + one in NJ)(1)(BG data)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.