Trechinae

Belongs within: Conjunctae.Contains: Trechini, Bembidiini, Merizodinae. The Trechinae are small to medium-sized carabid beetles with a single seta in the mandibular scrobe. Among the tribes of this subfamily, the Pogonini have broad, shallow frontal grooves that do not extend as far as the posterior margin of the eyes, and a single seta on the dorsal… Continue reading Trechinae

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Trechini

Belongs within: Trechinae. The Trechini are typically small carabid beetles with broad, curved frontal grooves on the head (Roig-Juñent & Cicchino 2001). Characters (from Roig-Juñent & Cicchino 2001): Head dorsally with frontal grooves curved, expanded to genae and ventral surface, at middle distance between eye and adjacent groove subequal to distance between grooves; two supraorbital… Continue reading Trechini

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Merizodinae

Belongs within: Trechinae. The Merizodinae are a group of small ground beetles with a disjunct distribution in southern South America, southern Australasia and northeastern Asia (Roig-Juñent & Cicchino 2001). Characters (from Roig-Juñent & Cicchino 2001, as Zolini): Maxillary palpomere 3 plurisetose; elytron with apical plica, recurrent stria joined with apical portion of stria 5; tarsomeres… Continue reading Merizodinae

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