Tanystoma maculicolle

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Tanystoma maculicolle
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Carabidae
Genus:Tanystoma
Species:T. maculicolle
Binomial name
Tanystoma maculicolle
Dejean, 1828
Synonyms
  • Agonum maculicolle Dejean, 1828
  • Agonum angustior Casey 1920
  • Agonum guadelupense Casey, 1920
 
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Tanystoma maculicolle
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Carabidae
Genus:Tanystoma
Species:T. maculicolle
Binomial name
Tanystoma maculicolle
Dejean, 1828
Synonyms
  • Agonum maculicolle Dejean, 1828
  • Agonum angustior Casey 1920
  • Agonum guadelupense Casey, 1920

Tanystoma maculicolle is a species of beetle in the family Carabidae. It is found in southern Oregon and much of California,[1] where it has been described as "extremely common". Its common names include tule beetle, overflow bug, and grease bug. It is especially familiar in the agricultural areas of the Central Valley of California, where it sometimes invades homes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bug Guide
  2. ^ Liebherr, J. K. (1985). Revision of the platynine carabid genus Tanystoma Motschulsky (Coleoptera). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 93(4) 1182-1211.