Tachyina (Eidocompsus), Erwin, 1974

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: 114

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Tachyina (Eidocompsus)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Subgenus Eidocompsus Erwin, 1974 

Type species.

Trechus brasiliensis  Sahlberg, 1844.

Diagnosis.

Broad and robust, depressed to subcylindrical in form; pronotum quadrate, subequal in width at base and apex; elytra usually unicolorous; elytral interneurs punctate; i8 subsulcate and not bearing fovea(e) at or near middle of elytron; i8 with or without subhumeral fovea: if present, then fovea shallow and bearing seta or small, perforate, and located at basal fourth near seta Eo4; if i8 lacking posthumeral foveae, elytron with 8 entirely punctate interneurs. ABL = 1.84-3.04 mm. ( Erwin 1974a; Erwin et al. 2002).

Distribution.

Species of this subgenus are restricted to the New World, described from México south to Argentina and some of the Caribbean islands.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Tachyina