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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Carabidae
Subfamilia: Carabinae
Tribus: Cychrini
Genus: Scaphinotus
Subgenera (8): S. (Brennus) – S. (Maronetus) – S. (Neocychrus) – S. (Nomaretus) – S. (Pseudonomaretus) – S. (Scaphinotus) – S. (Steniridia) – S. (Stenocantharus)

Overview of species S. aeneicollis – S. andrewsii – S. angulatus – S. angusticollis – S. behrensi – S. bilobus – S. bullatus – S. cavicollis – S. cordatus – S. crenatus – S. cristatus – S. debilis – S. elevatus – S. fissicollis – S. guyotii – S. hatchi – S. hoffmani – S. hubbardi – S. imperfectus – S. incompletus – S. infletus – S. interruptus – S. irregularis – S. johnsoni – S. kelloggi – S. labontei – S. liebecki – S. lodingi – S. longiceps – S. macrogonus – S. mannii – S. marginatus – S. merkelii – S. mexicanus – S. obliquus – S. oreophilus – S. parisiana – S. petersi – S. punctatus – S. regularis – S. reichlei – S. relictus – S. ridingsii – S. riversi – S. rugiceps – S. schwarzi – S. serus – S. snowi – S. striatopunctatus – S. subtilis – S. tenuis – S. tricarinatus – S. unicolor – S. unistriatus – S. vandykei – S. velutinus – S. ventricosus – S. viduus – S. violaceus – S. webbi
Name

Scaphinotus Dejean, 1826: 17

Type species: Carabus elevatus Fabricius, 1787 (monotypy)

Gender: masculine
Synonymy

Anabolus Gistel, 1857
Irichroa Newman, 1838
Megaliridia Casey, 1920
Scaphinopterus Fischer-Waldheim, 1828
Scaphonotus Agassiz, 1846: 332. unjustified emendation

Scaphinotus angusticollis Mannerheim portrait

Scaphinotus angusticollis

References
Primary references

Dejean, P.F.M.A. 1826. Spécies général des coléoptères de la collection de M. le Comte Dejean. 2 [Tome second]: viii + 501 pp. Chez Crevot, Paris, France. BHL Reference page.
Gidaspow, T. 1973. Revision of ground beetles of American genus Cychrus and four subgenera of genus Scaphinotus (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 152(2): 51–102. Online Reference page.
Greene, A. 1976: Notes on the synonymy of Scaphinotus klahowyae Perrault, 1973, with S. johnsoni Van Dyke, 1924 (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Coleopterists bulletin 30(4): 325–330. JSTOR

Links

Scaphinotus – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Scaphinotus – Taxon details on Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).
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Nomenclator Zoologicus

Scaphinotus is a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae. There are at least 60 species, all native to North America.[1] They eat snails and are generally limited to the moist environments where snails live. These beetles are flightless.[2]
Scaphinotus angusticollis
Species

These 64 species belong to the genus Scaphinotus:[3]

Scaphinotus aeneicollis (Beutenmüller, 1903) i c g b
Scaphinotus andrewsii (T. Harris, 1839) i c g b
Scaphinotus angulatus (T. Harris, 1839) i c g b
Scaphinotus angusticollis (Mannerheim in Fischer von Waldheim, 1823) i c g b
Scaphinotus behrensi (Roeschke, 1907) i c g
Scaphinotus bilobus (Say, 1823) i c g b
Scaphinotus bullatus Van Dyke, 1924 i c g b
Scaphinotus cavicollis (LeConte, 1859) i c g b (concave-collared snail-eating beetle)
Scaphinotus cordatus (LeConte, 1853) i c g b
Scaphinotus crenatus (Motschulsky, 1859) i c g
Scaphinotus cristatus (T. Harris, 1839) i c g b
Scaphinotus debilis (LeConte, 1853) i c g b
Scaphinotus elevatus (Fabricius, 1787) i c g b (eastern snail eater)
Scaphinotus fissicollis (LeConte, 1853) i c g b
Scaphinotus guyotii (LeConte, 1863) i c g b
Scaphinotus hatchi Beer, 1971 i c g
Scaphinotus hoffmani (Barr, 2009) i c g b
Scaphinotus hubbardi (Schwarz, 1895) i c g b
Scaphinotus imperfectus (G. Horn, 1861) i c g b
Scaphinotus incompletus (Schwarz, 1895) i c g
Scaphinotus infletus Allen & Carlton, 1988 i c g b
Scaphinotus interruptus (Menetries, 1843) i c g b
Scaphinotus irregularis (Beutenmüller, 1903) i b
Scaphinotus johnsoni Van Dyke, 1924 i c g b
Scaphinotus kelloggi (Dury, 1912) i c g b
Scaphinotus labontei van den Berghe, 1994
Scaphinotus levis Barr
Scaphinotus liebecki Van Dyke, 1936 i c g b (Liebeck's snail-eating beetle)
Scaphinotus lodingi (Valentine, 1935) i c g
Scaphinotus longiceps Van Dyke, 1924 i c g b (Humboldt ground beetle)
Scaphinotus macrogonus Bates, 1891 c g
Scaphinotus mannii Wickham, 1919 i c g
Scaphinotus marginatus (Fischer von Waldheim, 1820) i c g b
Scaphinotus merkelii (G. Horn, 1890) i c g
Scaphinotus mexicanus Bates, 1882 c g
Scaphinotus obliquus (LeConte, 1868) i c g b
Scaphinotus oreophilus (Rivers, 1890) i c g b
Scaphinotus parisiana Allen & Carlton, 1988 i c g b
Scaphinotus persimilis Barr
Scaphinotus petersi Roeschke, 1907 i c g b
Scaphinotus punctatus (LeConte, 1859) i c g b
Scaphinotus regularis (LeConte, 1884) i c g
Scaphinotus reichlei (Barr, 2009) i c g
Scaphinotus relictus (G. Horn, 1881) i c g
Scaphinotus ridingsii (Bland, 1863) i c g b
Scaphinotus riversi (Roeschke, 1907) i c g
Scaphinotus rugiceps (G. Horn, 1872) i c g
Scaphinotus schwarzi (Beutenmüller, 1913) i c g
Scaphinotus serus (Scudder, 1900) c g
Scaphinotus snowi (LeConte, 1881) i c g b
Scaphinotus striatopunctatus (Chaudoir, 1844) i c g b
Scaphinotus subtilis (Schaum, 1863) i c g b
Scaphinotus tenuis (Casey, 1914) i c g b
Scaphinotus tricarinatus (Casey, 1914) i c g b
Scaphinotus tusquitee Barr
Scaphinotus unicolor (Fabricius, 1787) i c g b
Scaphinotus unistriatus (Darlington, 1932) i c g
Scaphinotus valentinei Barr
Scaphinotus vandykei Roeschke, 1907 i c g b
Scaphinotus velutinus (Ménétriés, 1843) i c g b
Scaphinotus ventricosus (Dejean, 1831) i c g b
Scaphinotus viduus (Dejean, 1826) i c g b
Scaphinotus violaceus (LeConte, 1863) i c g b
Scaphinotus webbi Bell, 1959 i c g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[4] c = Catalogue of Life,[5] g = GBIF,[6] b = Bugguide.net[7]
References

Ober, K., et al. (2011). The evolution and age of populations of Scaphinotus petersi Roeschke on Arizona Sky Islands (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Cychrini). ZooKeys 147: 183-97.
Mitchell, S G. and K. A. Ober. Evolution of Scaphinotus petersi (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and the role of climate and geography in the Madrean sky islands of southeastern Arizona, USA. Quaternary Research 79(2): 274-83.
"Scaphinotus Dejean, 1826". Carabidae of the World. 2011. Retrieved 28 Jun 2011.
"Scaphinotus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
"Browse Scaphinotus". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
"Scaphinotus". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
"Scaphinotus Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-02.

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