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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: Cicindelinae
Tribus: Megacephalini
Genus: Omus
Species: O. audouini – O. californicus – O. cazieri – O. dejeani – O. submetallicus
Omus Eschscholtz, 1829

Omus is a genus of tiger beetles, subfamily Cicindelinae. Its members are dark colored, nocturnal, and flightless. All members occur along the west coast of North America.[1]

Omus audouini Reiche, 1838
Omus californicus Eschscholtz, 1829
Omus cazieri Van den Berghe, 1994
Omus dejeanii Reiche, 1838
Omus submetallicus G. Horn, 1868


Jürgen Wiesner (2021) Checklist of the Tiger Beetles of the World 2nd. Edition. ISBN 978-3-96014-777-0


Tiger Beetles of Alberta: Killers on the Clay, Stalkers on the Sand by John Acorn. University of Alberta Press, 2001.
Tiger Beetles: The Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity of the Cicindelids by David L. Pearson and Alfried P. Vogler. Cornell University Press, 2001.
A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada by David L. Pearson, C. Barry Knisley and Charles J. Kazilek. Oxford University Press, 2005.

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