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Genus Schizogenius

Carabid - Schizogenius Looks like a Clivina - Schizogenius falli Clivina - Schizogenius lineolatus Schizogenius ferrugineus Schizogenius depressus Schizogenius? - Schizogenius Schizogenius? - Schizogenius Schizogenius? - Schizogenius
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 Scaritinae
Tribe Clivinini
Subtribe Clivinina
Genus Schizogenius
Explanation of Names
Schizogenius Putzeys 1846
24 spp. (in 2 subgenera) in our area (all but one sp. are in the nominate subgenus; our spp. are arranged into 9 species-groups), 75 spp. in 3 subgenera total(1)
Prominent lengthwise grooves on top of head and pronotum(2)
keys to spp. in Whitehead (1972)(3)
New World, more diverse in the Neotropics; in our area, most spp. restricted to so. US but several widespread in the east (3 reach Canada) and a couple, in the west(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.Ground Beetles and Wrinkled Bark Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2000. Clemson University.
3.Classification, phylogeny, and zoogeography of Schizogenius Putzeys (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Scaritini)
Whitehead D.R. 1972. Quaestiones entomologicae 8: 131-348.