Porotachys Netolitzky, 1914

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: 105

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Porotachys Netolitzky, 1914


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Porotachys Netolitzky, 1914 

Type species.

Trechus bisulcatus  Nicolai, 1822


Large in size (> 4 mm); mentum bearing paired foveae; pronotum quadrate, with square to acute hind angles; base of elytra wider than pronotum; elytra round, convex, with width across elytra conspicuously greatest at midpoint; ARG elongate, straight, very close to and subparallel with lateral margin of elytron.


Palearctic-adventive in North America.