Pseudomorpha excrucians

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Pseudomorpha excrucians
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Beetle
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Carabidae
Genus: Pseudomorpha
Species: P. excrucians
Binomial name
Pseudomorpha excrucians
Kirby, 1825


Pseudomorpha excrucians Kirby, 1823a: 101. Type locality: «in Georgiae forsan aquaticis?» (original citation). One syntype in BMNH (Erwin and Geraci 2008: 84). Axinophorus lecontei Dejean [in Dejean and Boisduval], 1830: 176. Type locality: «Amérique septentrionale» (original citation). One syntype in MHNP (Erwin and Geraci 2008: 85). Synonymy established with doubt by Dejean (1831: 435), confirmed by Erwin and Geraci (2008: 85). Pseudomorpha ruficollis Casey, 1924: 148. Type locality: «Covington [Saint Tammany Parish], Louisiana» (original citation). One syntype in USNM [# 48078]. Synonymy established by Erwin and Geraci (2008: 84).


Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina


  • Kirby, W. 1825. A description of such genera and species of insects, alluded to in the "Introduction to Entomology" of Messrs. Kirby and Spence, as appear not to have been before sufficiently noticed or described. The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 14:563-572.