Carabidae

CHECKLIST OF THE ALBERTA CARABIDAE
D. Shpeley, updated January, 2005
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		TRIBE CICINDELINI
Cicindela Linnaeus

	decemnotata Say
	duodecimguttata Dejean
	formosa formosa Say
	formosa gibsoni Brown
	fulgida fulgida Say
	hirticollis athabascensis Graves
	hirticollis shelfordi Graves
	lengi versuta Casey
	limbalis Klug
	limbata hyperborea LeConte
	limbata nympha Casey
	longilabris laurentii Schaupp
	longilabris longilabris Say
	nebraskana Casey
	oregona guttifera LeConte
	oregona oregona LeConte
	purpurea audubonii LeConte
	repanda repanda Dejean
	scutellaris lecontei Haldeman
	scutellaris scutellaris Say
	tranquebarica kirbyi LeConte
	tranquebarica tranquebarica Herbst
	punctulata punctulata Olivier
	cinctipennis cinctipennis LeConte
	cinctipennis imperfecta LeConte
	lepida Dejean
	nevadica knausii Leng

 

		TRIBE TRACHYPACHINI
Trachypachus Motschulsky

	holmbergi Mannerheim

 

		TRIBE GEHRINGIINI
Gehringia Darlington

	olympica Darlington

 

		TRIBE OMOPHRONINI
Omophron Latreille
	robustum Horn
	tesselatum Say
	americanum Dejean
	ovale Horn

 

		TRIBE CARABINI
Carabus Linnaeus
	chamissonis Fischer von Waldheim
	maeander Fischer von Waldheim
	granulatus Linnaeus (1)
	nemoralis Muller
	taedatus agassii LeConte
	serratus Say
Calosoma Weber
	frigidum Kirby
	obsoletum Say
	calidum Fabricius
	lepidum LeConte
	moniliatum LeConte
	luxatum Say

 

		TRIBE CYCHRINI
Scaphinotus Latreille

	marginatus Fischer von Waldheim
	relictus Horn

 

		TRIBE NEBRIINI
Leistus Frolich

	ferruginosus Mannerheim
Pelophila LeConte

	borealis Paykull
	rudis LeConte
Nebria Latreille

	sahlbergi sahlbergi Fischer von Waldheim
	arkansana edwardsi Kavanaugh
	obliqua obliqua LeConte (=obtusa LeConte)
	suturalis LeConte
	gyllenhali castanipes Kirby
	crassicornis intermedia Van Dyke
	hudsonica LeConte
	gebleri gebleri Dejean
	metallica Fischer von Waldheim
	schwarzi schwarzi Van Dyke

 

		TRIBE OPISTHIINI
Opisthius Kirby

	richarsoni Kirby

 

		TRIBE NOTIOPHILINI
Notiophilus Dumeril

	semistriatus Say
	aquaticus Linneaus
	borealis Harris
	simulator Fall
	intermedius Lindroth (2)
	directus Casey

 

		TRIBE ELAPHRINI
Blethisa Bonelli

	quadricollis Haldeman
	multipunctata auarata Fischer von Waldheim
	julii LeConte
Elaphrus Fabricius

	lapponicus lapponicus Gyllenhal
	clairvillei Kirby
	olivaceus LeConte
	fulinginosus Say
	lecontei Crotch
	americanus americanus Dejean
	americanus sylvanus Goulet
	californicus Mannerheim
	purpurans Hausen (=pallipes Horn)

 

		TRIBE LORICERINI
Loricera Latreille

	pilicornis pilicornis Fabricius
	decempunctata Eschscholtz

 

		TRIBE SCARITINI
Pasimachus Bonelli

	elongatus LeConte
Dyschirius Bonelli

	interior Fall
	tenuispinus Lindroth
	laevifasciatus Horn
	montanus LeConte
	pallipennis Say
	campicola Lindroth
	aratus LeConte
	sphaericollis Say\
	politus Dejean
	perversus Fall
	truncatus LeConte
	quadrimaculatus Lindroth
	integer LeConte
	aeneolus LeConte
	compactus Lindroth
	hiemalis Bousquet
	timidus Lindroth
	globulosus Say
	planatus Lindroth
	longulus LeConte
	setosus LeConte
Clivina Latreille

	fossor Linnaeus

 

		TRIBE BROSCINI
Miscodera Eschscholtz

	arctica Paykull

 

		TRIBE NOMIINI
Nomius Laporte

	pygmaeus Dejean
Psydrus LeConte
	piceus LeConte

 

		TRIBE TRECHINI
Trechus Clairville

	chalybeus Dejean
	tenuiscapus Lindroth
	oregonensis Hatch
	apicalis Motchulsky

 

		TRIBE BEMBIDIINI
Asaphidion Des Gozis

	yukonense Wickham
Bembidion Latreille

	levettei Casey
	inaequale opaciceps Casey
	punctatostriatum Say
	carinula Chaudoir
	lapponicum Zetterstedt
	balli Lindroth
	coxendix Say
	confusum Hayward
	chalceum Dejean
	bifossulatum LeConte
	nitidum Kirby
	interventor Lindroth
	levigatum Say
	dyschirinum LeConte
	erasum LeConte
	lachnophoroides Darlington
	iridescens LeConte
	kuprianovi Mannerheim
	breve Motschulsky (=incertum Motschulsky)
	quadrifoveolatum Mannerheim
	rosslandicum Lindroth
	manningense Lindroth
	occulator Notman
	complanulum Mannerheim
	planatum LeConte
	rufinum Lindroth
	planiusculum Mannerheim
	gratiosum Casey
	gebleri turbatum Casey
	rusticum lenensoides Lindroth
	sulcipenne prasinoides Lindroth (=lenense prasinoides Lindroth)
	curtulatum Casey (=flebile Casey)
	salebratum LeConte
	quadrulum LeConte
	concolor Kirby
	recticolle LeConte
	mckinleyi carneum Lindroth
	nebraskense LeConte
	commotum Casey
	actuosum Casey (=debilicolle Casey)
	grapii Gyllenhal
	bimaculatum Kirby
	sordidum Kirby
	petrosum petrosum Gebler
	rupicola Kirby
	obscurellum Motschulsky
	sejunctum sejunctum Casey
	transversale Dejean
	scopulinum Kirby
	salinarium Casey
	constricticolle Hayward
	nudipenne Lindroth
	incrematum LeConte
	scudderi LeConte
	consimile Hayward
	florhi Bates (=henshawi Hayward)
	obtusidens Fall
	obtusangulum LeConte
	dejectum Casey
	coloradense Hayward
	dorsale Say
	umbratum LeConte
	insulatum LeConte
	rapidum LeConte
	aeneicolle LeConte
	intermedium Kirby
	castor Lindroth
	semipunctatum Donovan
	graphicum Casey
	nigripes Kirby
	patruele Dejean
	viridicolle La Ferte
	oberthueri Hayward
	versicolor LeConte
	timidum LeConte
	diligens Casey
	quadrimaculatum dubitans LeConte
	quadrimaculatum oppositum Say
	praecinctum LeConte
	mutatum Gemminger & Harold
	morulum LeConte
	convexulum Hayward
	roosvelti Pic
	transparens Gebler
	concretum Casey
	fortestriatum Motschulsky
	pseudocautum Lindroth
	canadianum Casey
	acutifrons LeConte
Elaphropus Motschulsky
	anceps LeConte
	dolosus LeConte
Tachys Stephens
	bryanti Lindroth
	halophilus Lindroth
Tachyta Kirby
	nana kirbyi Casey
	angulata Casey
Mioptachys Bates
	flavicauda Say (3)

 

		TRIBE PATROBINI
Platypatrobus Darlington
	lacustris Darlington
Patrobus Dejean
	longicornis Say
	lecontei Chaudoir
	fossifrons Eschscholtz
	stygicus Chaudoir
	septentrionis Dejean
	foveocollis Eschscholtz
Diplous Motschulsky
	aterrimus Dejean
Platidiolus Chaudoir
	vandykei Kurnakow

 

		TRIBE PTEROSTICHINI
Poecilus Bonelli
	scitulus LeConte
	lucublandus lucublandus Say
	corvus LeConte
Pterostichus Bonelli
	protractus LeConte
	ecarinatus Hatch
	sphodrinus LeConte
	adstrictus Eschscholtz
	pensylvanicus LeConte
	melanarius Illiger
	corvinus Dejean
	caudicalis Say
	luctuosus Dejean
	tenuis Casey
	femoralis Kirby
	patruelis Dejean
	surgens LeConte
	barryorum Ball (4)
	chipewyan Ball
	riparius Dejean
	brevicornis Kirby/empetricola Dejean (5)
	empetricola Dejean (9)
	mandibularoides Ball (5) 
	punctatissimus Randall
Stereocerus Kirby

	haematopus Dejean

 

		TRIBE AGONINI
Calathus Bonelli
	ingratus Dejean
	advena LeConte
Synuchus Gyllenhal
	impunctatus Say
Sericoda Kirby
	obsoleta Say
	bogemannii Gyllenhal
	quadripunctata De Geer
	bembidiodes Kirby
Agonum Bonelli
	simile Kirby
	consimile Gyllenhal
	picicornoides Lindroth
	sordens Kirby
	retractum LeConte
	gratiosum Mannerheim
	superioris Lindroth
	thoreyi Dejean
	lutulentum LeConte
	nigriceps LeConte
	bicolor Dejean
	piceolum LeConte
	ferruginosum Dejean
	anchomenoides Randall
	cupripenne Say
	subsericeum LeConte
	quinquepunctatum Motschulsky
	cupreum Dejean
	melanarium Dejean
	mutatum Gemminger & Harold (6)
	corvus LeConte
	affine Kirby
	metallescens LeConte
	harrisii LeConte
	propinquum Gemminger & Harold
	placidum Say
	errans Say
	quadrimaculatum Horn (7)
Anchomenus Bonelli
	aeneolus LeConte
Oxypselaphus Chaudoir
	pusillus LeConte
Platynus Bonelli
	mannerheimi Dejean
	decentis Say
Rhadine LeConte
	lindrothi Barr

 

		TRIBE AMARINI
Amara Bonelli
	thoracica Hayward
	carinata LeConte
	lacustris LeConte
	torrida Panzer
	alpina Paykull
	hyperborea Dejean
	latior Kirby
	apricaria Paykull
	schwarzi Hayward
	avida Say
	obesa Say
	quenseli Schonherr
	discors Kirby
	merula Casey
	sinuosa Casey
	idahoana Casey
	pseudobrunnea Lindroth
	musculis Say
	farcta LeConte
	patruelis Dejean
	erratica Duftschmid (9)
	laevipennis Kirby
	ellipsis Casey
	lunicollis Schiodte
	aeniopolitus Casey
	coelebs Hayward
	confusa LeConte
	littoralis Mannerheim
	familiaris Duftschmid
	cupreolata Putzeys
	convexa LeConte
	ovata Fabricius
	pallipes Kirby
	scitula Zimmerman

 

		TRIBE HARPALINI
Cratacanthus Dejean
	dubius Beauvois
Piosoma LeConte
	setosum LeConte
Euryderus LeConte
	grossus Say
Harpalus Latreille
	paratus Casey
	eraticus Say
	affinis Schrank
	amputatus Say
	fraternus LeConte
	lewisi LeConte
	laticeps LeConte
	animosus Casey
	laevipes Zetterstedt (=quadripunctatus Dejean,
			=egregius Casey)
	reversus Casey (=funerarius Csiki)
	ventralis LeConte
	fulvilabris Mannerheim
	somnulentus Dejean (=carbonatus LeConte,
			=uteanus Casey,
			=pleuriticus Kirby,
			=fallax LeConte)
	herbivagus Say
	megacephalus LeConte
	nigritarsus Sahlberg (=seclusus Casey)
	solitaris Dejean (=fuliginosus Duftschmid)
	innocuus LeConte
	cautus Dejean
	obnixus Casey
	opacipennis Haldeman
	ellipsis LeConte
	ochropus Kirby
	desertus LeConte
	leiroides Motschulsky
	fuscipalpis Sturm (=basilaris Kirby)
	rewolinskii Noonan
Selenophorus Dejean
	planipennis LeConte
Geopinus LeConte
	incrassatus Dejean
Anisodactylus Dejean
	sanctaecrucis Fabricius
	pitychrous LeConte
	harrisii LeConte
	nigrita Dejean
Trichocellus Ganglbauer
	cognatus Gyllenhal
	mannerheimi Sahlberg
Bradycellus Erichson
	lecontei Csiki
	nubifer LeConte
	congener LeConte
	nigerrimus Lindroth
	neglectus LeConte
	nigrinus Dejean
	semipubescens Lindroth
	georgei Lindroth
	lugubris LeConte
Stenolophus Stephens
	fuliginosus Dejean
	lineola Fabricius
	comma Fabricius
	conjunctus Say
Acupalpus Latreille
	meridianus Linnaeus

 

		TRIBE LICININI
Diplocheila Brulle
	striatopunctata LeConte
	oregona Hatch
	undulata Carr
	obtusa LeConte
Dicaelus Bonelli
	laevipennis laevipennis LeConte
Badister Clairville
	neopulchellus Lindroth
	obtusus LeConte
	grandiceps Casey

 

		TRIBE CHLAENIINI
Chlaenius Bonelli
	tomentosus tomentosus Say
	solitarius Say
	sericeus sericeus Forster
	tricolor vigilans Say
	pensylvanicus pensylvanicus Say
	nebraskensis LeConte
	lithophilus Say
	harpalinus Eschscholtz
	niger Randall
	alternatus Horn
	purpuricollis frostii Carr

 

		TRIBE LEBIINI
Lebia Latreille
	atriceps LeConte
	divisa LeConte
	pulchella Dejean
	cyanipennis Dejean
	viridis Say
	moesta LeConte
	vittata Fabricius
	pumila Dejean
Dromius Bonelli
	piceus Dejean
Apristus Chaudoir
	constrictus Casey
Microlestes Schmidt-Goebel
	linearis LeConte
	curtipennis Casey
Syntomus Hope (=Metabletus Schmidt-Goebel)
	americanus Dejean
Axinopalpus LeConte
	biplagiatus Dejean
Calleida Latreille
	viridis amoena LeConte
Technophilus Chaudoir
	croceicollis peigani Larson
Cymindis Latreille
	interior Lindroth
	cribricollis Dejean
	planipennis LeConte
	borealis LeConte
	unicolor Kirby
	neglectus Haldeman

 

		TRIBE BRACHININI
Brachinus Weber
	texanus Chaudoir
	quadripennis Dejean
	fumans Fabricius
	janthinipennis Dejean (8)

 

Total of 73 genera and 400 species representing 410 taxa.

List first compiled by D. Shpeley, August 1990.



1 - Listed by Lindroth (1961-1969), but not by Bousquet (1991, 1993).

	 However, collected by C. Buddle at Edmonton, Alberta in 1997.

2, 4, 6, 8 - Listed by Lindroth (1961-1969), but not by Bousquet (1991, 1993).

3, 7 -  Listed by Lindroth (1961-1969) and Bousquet (1991), but not by Bousquet (1993).

5 - Not listed by Lindroth (1991-1969) or Bousquet (1991, 1993).

	However, collected by D. Shpeley at Bistcho Lake, Alberta in 1987.

9 - Gandhi et al. (2001, 2004)