Pasimachus sp.

Ground Beetle


Pasimachus sp., Ground Beetle photo from New Mexico

Family: Carabidae

Subfamily: Scaritinae

Length: 15 - 30 mm

 

Pasimachus spp. range from Canada and the United States south to Panama. The genus contains 32 species. Bousquet states, "A modern taxonomic revision of the genus is needed as challenging
problems remain to be resolved" (Bousquet, 2012).

Photo data: 19 April 2019. Mescalero Sands, Chaves County, New Mexico.

GPS data: 33.419, -103.813. Elevation 1275 meters.

Pasimachus sp., New Mexico Ground Beetle photo