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Genus Nemotarsus

Beetle - Nemotarsus elegans Nemotarsus rhombifer Bates - Nemotarsus rhombifer Nemotarsus rhombifer Bates - Nemotarsus rhombifer Nemotarsus elegans LeConte - Nemotarsus elegans Ground Beetle - Nemotarsus elegans Ground Beetle - Nemotarsus elegans Carabidae - Nemotarsus elegans Nemotarsus elegans
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 Lebiini
Genus Nemotarsus
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is LeConte, 1853.
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists one species, elegans.
An additional species, rhombifer, is apprarently found in southern Texas.
Habitat
Amazonian spp. live in canopy and subcanopy of tropical forests (1)
Remarks
Evidently, adults are nocturnal and are requently taken at lights (1)
See Also
Works Cited
1.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.