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Genus Philorhizus

Philorhizus melanocephalus
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
Subtribe Dromiusina
Genus Philorhizus
Explanation of Names
Philorhizus Hope 1838
Numbers
2 spp. (of which one adventive) in our area, ~50 spp. total(1)
Identification
all but 3 spp. in the Palaearctic & Africa; in our area, the native P. atriceps on Coastal Plain (MA-FL-LA-TN) and the P. melanocephalus native to w. Eurasia is known from Vancouver Is., BC(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.