≈ Scarites sp.

Ground Beetle

Probable Scarities sp., Guyana photo

Family: Carabidae

Subfamily: Scaritinae

Length: typically 15 - 30 mm


Scarites is found on all continents except Antarctica and Australia. In the New World, it ranges from southern Canada to Argentina.

Photo data: 6 June 2019. Rewa village, central Guyana.

GPS data: 3.8849, -58.7982. Elevation 80 meters.

Determined by Dr. Terry Erwin, Smithsonian Institution.