Bembidion (Pseudoperyphus), Hatch, 1950

Bousquet, Yves, 2012, Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico, ZooKeys 245, pp. 1-1722: 360-361

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.245.3416

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/093DE0CD-FA3C-F7D2-B315-BC09AE00F42B

treatment provided by

ZooKeys by Pensoft

scientific name

Bembidion (Pseudoperyphus)
status

 

Subgenus Pseudoperyphus Hatch, 1950 

Pseudoperyphus  Hatch, 1950: 100. Type species: Bembidium chalceum  Dejean, 1831 by original designation. Etymology. From the Greek pseudos (fallacy, lie) and the generic name Peryphus  [q.v.] [masculine].

Bracteomimus  Lindroth, 1955a: 49. Type species: Bembidium chalceum  Dejean, 1831 by original designation. Etymology. From the generic name Bracteon  [q.v.] and the Latin mimus or the Greek mimos (actor) [masculine].

Diversity.

Nine North American species, one of them extending into northern Mexico.

Identification.

Maddison (2008) revised the species and provided a key for their identification. Some of the species are very difficult to recognize on external characters and the male genitalia must be examined.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Bembidion