Percosia (Xenocelia), Hieke, 2001

Bousquet, Yves, 2012, Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico, ZooKeys 245, pp. 1-1722: 575

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.245.3416

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scientific name

Percosia (Xenocelia)
status

 

Subgenus Xenocelia Hieke, 2001  

Xenocelia   Hieke, 2001: 7. Type species: Carabus municipalis   Duftschmid, 1812 by original designation. Etymology. From the Greek xenos (stranger, guest) and the generic name Celia   [q.v.] [feminine].

Diversity.

Thirty-two species (Hieke 2007) in the arctic (marginal), subarctic, boreal, and temperate regions of North America (11 species, two extending into northern Mexico), Asia (17 species), and Europe (ten species, many shared with Asia and one extending into northern Africa). One species ( Amara hicksi   ) is Holarctic.

Identification.

Hieke (2001) revised the species. Two Asian species have been described subsequently.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Hexapoda

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Percosia

Loc

Percosia (Xenocelia)

Bousquet, Yves 2012
2012
Loc

Xenocelia

Hieke 2001
2001
Loc

Carabus municipalis

Duftschmid 1812
1812