Liotachys Bates, 1871

Boyd, Olivia F. & Erwin, Terry L., 2016, Taxonomic review of New World Tachyina (Coleoptera, Carabidae): descriptions of new genera, subgenera, and species, with an updated key to the subtribe in the Americas, ZooKeys 626, pp. 87-123: 106

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Liotachys Bates, 1871


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Liotachys Bates, 1871 

Type species.

Liotachys antennatus  Bates, 1871.


Overall form “ant-like”; antennae lighter apically than at base; pronotum pedunculate, slender at base and lacking produced hind angles; mentum bearing paired foveae; elytron smooth, with only i1 visible (subsulcate); i8 not visible; ARG short and arcuate.


Amazon basin.