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

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

Porotachys Netolitzky, 1914
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Porotachys Netolitzky, 1914 

Type species.

Trechus bisulcatus  Nicolai, 1822

Diagnosis.

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.

Distribution.

Palearctic-adventive in North America.