Pogonus chalceus, photographed by Tim Faasen.

Belongs within: Conjunctae.

The Trechitae is a group of carabid ground beetles supported as monophyletic by the presence in males of protarsomeres 1 and 2 that are dentate and dilated on the inner side, as well as by ribosomal DNA constitution, and aschiasmatic meiosis in males (Roig-Juñent & Cicchino 2001).


Roig-Juñent, S., & A. C. Cicchino. 2001. Chaltenia patagonica, new genus and species belonging to Chalteniina, a new subtribe of Zolini (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Canadian Entomologist 133: 651-670.

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