Tachys Dejean, 1821

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: 106

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.626.10033

publication LSID

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scientific name

Tachys Dejean, 1821
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Genus Tachys Dejean, 1821  

Type species.

Tachys scutellaris   Stephens, 1828.

Diagnosis.

Mentum bearing paired foveae; protibia with apicolateral notch; dorsal surface typically with isodiametric microsculpture; pronotum subquadrate; i8 not markedly diverted around Eo5-6 (Fig. 1B); ARG elongate, hooked anteriorly into or effaced laterad of Ed4 (Fig. 1D).

Distribution.

Typically halophilic ( Erwin et al. 2002), cosmopolitan.