Tachyina (Pericompsus), LeConte, 1851

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Tachyina (Pericompsus)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Pericompsus LeConte, 1851 

Type species.

Bembidium ephippiatum  Say, 1834.

Diagnosis.

Mentum with paired foveae; pronotum with continuous, punctate transverse impression; basal transverse impression arcuate or lobed, forming crescent-shaped or bilobed basal section; elytron either with one to two conspicuous subhumeral fovea(e) along i8 in basal fourth or with 8 entirely punctate interneurs; elytra with or without color pattern. ABL = 1.72-3.72 mm. ( Erwin 1974a; Erwin et al. 2002).

Distribution.

Australia and the Americas.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Tachyina