Tachyina (Nototachys), Alluaud, 1930

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: 102

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/B05A958C-CEA2-8C4C-B60E-BD100120E981

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scientific name

Tachyina (Nototachys)
status

stat. n.

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Subgenus Nototachys Alluaud, 1930  stat. n.

Type species.

Tachys comptus  Andrewes, 1922

Diagnosis.

Mentum without paired foveae; antennae apically lighter than at base (Fig. 2H); dorsal surface glabrous, without microsculpture; pronotum (Fig. 3H) narrowed at base, with posterior angle approximately square or projecting slightly laterad and produced slightly anterior to base of pronotum; foretibia with apicolateral notch; elytron with two pale maculae; i8 inserted basally into deep pit between Eo2 and Eo3; i8 (if complete) distant from elytral margin at midpoint, or (if interrupted) (Fig. 4H) deeply impressed basally and apically; mesepisternum (Fig. 7A) with one or two deep pits; elytron with 4 or 5 discal setae (if 5, 2 basal setae positioned close together); only i1 and i8 visibly impressed; Eo4 distant from Eo3; ARG short, simple.

Distribution.

Southern Africa, South Asia, and South America.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Tachyina