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Genus Blethisa

Ground Beetle - Blethisa Blethisa quadricollis Carabid 1 (black) - Blethisa catenaria Carabid 1 (black) - Blethisa catenaria Carabid 3(red/copper) - Blethisa catenaria Blethisa julii LeConte - Blethisa julii - male Blethisa multipunctata hudsonica Casey - Blethisa hudsonica - female Ground Beetle - Blethisa oregonensis
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 Elaphrinae
Genus Blethisa
Explanation of Names
Blethisa Bonelli 1810
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 8 total(1)
Range
northern holarctic, mostly boreal (incl. 2 holarctic spp.); in NA, south to NJ-IN-IL-MT-OR(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.