Tachyina (Tachyta), Kirby, 1837

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: 96

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Tachyina (Tachyta)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Tachyta Kirby, 1837 

Type species.

Tachyta picipes  Kirby, 1837.

Diagnosis.

Elongate, subdepressed; mentum lacking foveae; dorsal surface (excluding Old World taxa) with coarse, isodiametric microsculpture; prosternum plurisetose; tarsal claws denticulate; basal two protarsomeres of male dilated, medially dentiform; ARG elongate, slightly hooked anteriorly, close and subparallel to lateral margin of elytron. ABL = 1.8-3.3 mm.

Distribution.

Widely distributed from the boreal Nearctic to Central America and the Caribbean, associated with fallen logs ( Erwin 1975).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Tachyina