Polyderis Motschulsky, 1862

Bousquet, Yves, 2012, Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico, ZooKeys 245, pp. 1-1722: 446

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scientific name

Polyderis Motschulsky, 1862
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Genus Polyderis Motschulsky, 1862  

Polyderis   Motschulsky, 1862b: 27. Type species: Tachys brevicornis   Chaudoir, 1846 designated by Jeannel (1941b: 424). Etymology. Possibly from the Greek polys (many) and deris (fight) [feminine].

Microtachys   Casey, 1918: 210. Type species: Bembidium laevum   Say, 1823 designated by Jeannel (1941b: 424). Synonymy established by Antoine (1955: 107). Etymology. From the Greek micros (small, little) and the generic name Tachys   [q.v.] [masculine].

Brachytachys   Basilewsky, 1953a: 51. Type species: Brachytachys curtulus   Basilewsky, 1953 by original designation. Synonymy established by Bruneau de Miré (1964: 71). Etymology. From the Greek brachys (short) and the generic name Tachys   [q.v.] [masculine].

Neotachys   Kult, 1961: 2. Type species: Bembidium algiricum   Lucas, 1846 by original designation. Synonymy established by Lindroth (1966: 424). Etymology. From the Greek neo (new) and the generic name Tachys   [q.v.] [masculine].

Polyderidius   Jeannel, 1962: 611. Type species: Polyderidius rapoporti   Jeannel, 1962 by original designation. Synonymy established by Erwin (1974a: 143).

Diversity.

Worldwide, with about 40 species in the Nearctic (three species), Neotropical (ten species), Australian (nine species), Oriental (eight species), Palaearctic (nine species), and Afrotropical (ten species) Regions. One species is also known from the Hawaiian Islands.

Identification.

Lindroth (1966: 424-427) treated two ( Polyderis laeva   and Polyderis rufotestacea   ) of the three species found in North America.

Taxonomic Note.

This taxon is considered a subgenus of Tachys   by some authors (e.g., Lorenz 2005: 211).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Hexapoda

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Loc

Polyderis Motschulsky, 1862

Bousquet, Yves 2012
2012
Loc

Polyderidius

Jeannel 1962
1962
Loc

Polyderidius rapoporti

Jeannel 1962
1962
Loc

Neotachys

Kult 1961
1961
Loc

Brachytachys

Basilewsky 1953
1953
Loc

Brachytachys curtulus

Basilewsky 1953
1953
Loc

Microtachys

Casey 1918
1918
Loc

Polyderis

Motschulsky 1862
1862
Loc

Bembidium algiricum

Lucas 1846
1846
Loc

Bembidium laevum

Say 1823
1823
Loc

Tachys

Dejean 1821
1821
Loc

Tachys

Dejean 1821
1821
Loc

Tachys

Dejean 1821
1821