Paratachys Casey, 1918

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

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.626.10033

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3DE781B6-D48B-432B-9784-6703EA6B280B

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Paratachys Casey, 1918
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Paratachys Casey, 1918 

Type species.

Tachys austinicus  Casey, 1918.

Diagnosis.

Mentum bearing paired foveae; protibia with apicolateral notch; dorsal surface typically with transverse linear microsculpture and slight iridescence; pronotum subquadrate; i8 conspicuously bent around Eo5-6 (Fig. 1A); ARG elongate, anteriorly hooked around Ed4 (Fig. 1C) ( Erwin et al. 2002).

Distribution.

Diverse habitats, cosmopolitan.