Physea Brullé, 1834, Brulle, 1834

Martinez, Claudia, 2003, New Records of ground beetles for Colombia (Coleoptera: Carabidae), Zootaxa 250 (1), pp. 1-27: 22

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Physea Brullé, 1834


Physea Brullé, 1834  

Comments. Neotropical genus, with six species known from Southern United States, México, Guatemala, French Guiana and Brazil. First record for Colombia.

Physea testudinea (Klug, 1834)  

Material examined. COLOMBIA. Boyacá: Puerto Boyacá , [5°58’N] [74°35’W], 250 m, iii.2000, G. Amat, leg., ICN­MHN (1 ex.). GoogleMaps   Meta: Puerto Gaitán, San Miguel, Hda. Yamato, 4°31’N 71°48’W, 200 m, i.1997, E. Keller, leg., ICN­MHN (1 ex.) GoogleMaps   .

Comments. Species is known from Brazil. First record for Colombia.