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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Carabidae
Subfamilia: Harpalinae
Supertribus: Lebiitae
Tribus: Lachnophorini
Genera (19): Aeolodermus – Amphithasus – Anchonoderus – Aporesthus – Asklepia – BalligratusCalybe – Diplacanthogaster – Ega – Eucaerus – Euphorticus – Grundmannius – Guatemalteca – Homethes – Lachnaces – Lachnophorus – Peruphorticus – Pseudophorticus – Quammenis – Selina – Stenocheila
Source(s) of checklist:
Checklist based uncritically on Carabidae of the World

Lachnophorini LeConte, 1853: 370

Anchonodérides Lacordaire, 1854: 373
Eucaeri LeConte, 1861: 22
Egini G. Horn, 1881: 152


LeConte, J.L., 1853: Notes on the classification of the Carabidae of the United States. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, (Series 2) 10: 363–403. [original description: p. 370]
Erwin, T.L. & Zamorano, L.S. 2014. A synopsis of the tribe Lachnophorini, with a new genus of Neotropical distribution and a revision of the Neotropical genus Asklepia Liebke, 1938 (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae). ZooKeys 430: 1–108. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.430.8094 Reference page.
Moretto, P. & Ortuño, V.M. 2017. Balligratus, new genus of wingless ground beetles from equatorial Andean montane forest (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lachnophorini). Zootaxa 4258(2): 101–120. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4258.2.1. Reference page.

Lachnophorini is a tribe of ground beetles in the family Carabidae. There are about 6 genera and 11 described species in Lachnophorini.[1][2][3]
Lachnophorus elegantulus


These six genera belong to the tribe Lachnophorini:

Anchonoderus Reiche, 1843 i c g b
Calybe Laporte, 1834 i c g
Ega Laporte de Castelnau, 1835 c g b
Eucaerus LeConte, 1853 i c g b
Euphorticus G. Horn, 1881 i c g b
Lachnophorus Dejean, 1831 i c g b

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[4] g = GBIF,[5] b =[2]

"Lachnophorini Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
"Lachnophorini Tribe Information". Retrieved 2018-04-03.
"Lachnophorini Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
"Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2018-04-03.

"GBIF". Retrieved 2018-04-03.

Further reading

Arnett, R.H. Jr.; Thomas, M. C., eds. (2000). American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0849319259.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub.
Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. Pensoft Publishers (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
Bousquet, Yves (2010). Illustrated Identification Guide to Adults and Larvae of Northeastern North American Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Pensoft Publishers.
Crotch, G.R. (1873). Check list of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. Naturalists' Agency. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38811. ISBN 0665070772.
Evans, Arthur V.; Hogue, James N. (2006). Field Guide to Beetles of California. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0520246577.
Klimaszewski, Jan; Watt, J.Charles (1997). "Coleoptera: family-group review and keys to identification". Fauna of New Zealand. 37.
Lawrence, J.F.; Newton Jr., A.F. (1995). Pakaluk, James; Slipinski, Stanislaw Adam (eds.). Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names). Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Vol. 2. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN. pp. 779–1006. ISBN 83-85192-34-4.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Leng, Charles W. (1920). Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.8777.
Riley, K.; Browne, R. (2011). "Changes in ground beetle diversity and community composition in age structured forests (Coleoptera, Carabidae)". ZooKeys (147): 601–621. doi:10.3897/zookeys.147.2102. PMC 3286241. PMID 22371677.
White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.

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