Tachyina (Polyderis), Motschulsky, 1862

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

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A9F483F1-B2A6-1286-41F4-D4C323A63EAC

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scientific name

Tachyina (Polyderis)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Polyderis Motschulsky, 1862 

Type species.

Tachys brevicornis  Chaudoir, 1846

Diagnosis.

Very small (< 2 mm), mentum bearing paired foveae; pronotum convex, posterior angles squarely rounded or slightly obtuse; antennae short, submoniliform; i8 reduced, barely impressed, visible apically; ARG very short.

Distribution.

Old World and Australia, with a single species ( Polyderis laeva  ) in the Americas.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Tachyina