Mioptachys Bates, 1882

Bousquet, Yves, 2012, Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico, ZooKeys 245, pp. 1-1722: 435

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:68FE3835-2401-43A7-96E2-CF26532F7A60

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/BE476905-7C94-8E74-21FA-75F51645486E

treatment provided by

ZooKeys by Pensoft

scientific name

Mioptachys Bates, 1882
status

 

Genus Mioptachys Bates, 1882  

Tachymenis   Motschulsky, 1862b: 27 [junior homonym of Tachymenis   Weigmann, 1835]. Type species: Bembidium flavicaudus   Say, 1823 designated by Casey (1918: 220). Etymology. From the generic name Tachys   [q.v.] and the Greek menis (wrath) [masculine].

Mioptachys   Bates, 1882a: 144. Type species: Mioptachys trechoides   Bates, 1882 designated by Erwin (1974a: 145). Synonymy established by Erwin (1974a: 145). Etymology. Uncertain, possibly from the Greek prefix mio - (less) and the generic name Tachys   [q.v.] [masculine].

Diversity.

Western Hemisphere, with 13 species in temperate, subtropical, and tropical areas of the Nearctic (one species) and Neotropical (12 species) Regions.

Identification.

The North American species is treated in Lindroth’s (1966: 441) monograph under the genus Tachys   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Hexapoda

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Loc

Mioptachys Bates, 1882

Bousquet, Yves 2012
2012
Loc

Mioptachys

Bates 1882
1882
Loc

Mioptachys trechoides

Bates 1882
1882
Loc

Tachys

Dejean 1821
1821
Loc

Tachys

Dejean 1821
1821