By Richard Freitag, National Research Council Canada
This catalogue proposes to relieve the common, time-consuming literature studies carried out by way of investigators of the Cicindelidae of Canada and the us. It includes the presently approved prestige of names, taxonomy, geographical distributions of species and subspecies, classifications of well-known taxa, and references to systematics and different biology. The systematic therapy of team names of all ranks relies completely on released taxonomic facts. in spite of the fact that, vital unpublished details relating taxonomic matters and biology is absolutely referenced. Names of taxa are handled according to the principles of The foreign Code of Zoological Nomenclature. No new taxa, combos, synonyms, classifications, or names in literature, misidentifications, and misspellings are indexed. The geographical volume of the record comprises Canada, the contiguous usa and Alaska, and their continental islands. nation or nearby names utilized designate additional limital levels, and new distributional position names are given. The Geographical Abbreviations part incorporates a checklist of province and nation abbreviations and their respective faunal areas. The latter is indicated as a diagonal line among the distributional abbreviations for species, subspecies and synonyms. crew names of genera and better ranks are prepared phylogenetically. Species and subspecies crew names are prepared alphabetically; synonyms are prepared chronologically. References are prepared alphabetically by way of writer surname for all sections. every one identify is by way of its writer, date proposed or released, web page quantity, and figures, if any, of the item within which the unique description seemed. regular names are via the variety species, conditions of designation, explanatory notes, and references to immature phases, taxonomy, redescription, biology, and keys. particular and subspecific names are via the unique genus if diversified from the current placement, unique designation, style locality, geographical distribution via province, nation, and kingdom or sector past the special limits, pertinent reviews of the taxonomy, depository of the sort specimen and its intercourse, synonyms, references to immature levels, taxonomy, redescription, and biology, and a brief description of the habitat. References are absolutely documented in a bibliography. A taxa identify index and systemic index are integrated.
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Boyd, Mont A. Cazier, Robert C. Graves, Ronald L. Huber, Michael Kaulbars, James K. Lawton, Sanford R. Leffler, Robert R. Murray, Norman L. Rumpp, Timothy G. Spanton, William D. Sumlin III, and Donald A. Wilson. Type information was provided by Donald Azuma, Robert Davidson, Terry L. Erwin, Henri Goulet, Lee H. Herman, Gloria N. House, David H. Kavanaugh, Alfred F. Newton, and Walter Wittmer. Several versions of the text were greatly improved as a result of extensive reviews by George E. Ball, Yves Bousquet, who also provided valuable assistance with references of names and authors of higher taxa, Robert C.
Mimus Casey). CA: Santa Cruz Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: FM. modicus Casey, 1924:7 (as subspecies of O. mimus Casey). CA: Mendocino Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: M. stolidus Casey, 1924:7 (as subspecies of O. mimus Casey). CA: Mendocino Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: FM. subparallelus Casey, 1924:7 (as subspecies of O. mimus Casey). CA: Santa Cruz Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: M. Page 15 ventricosus Casey, 1924:8 (as species). CA: Mendocino Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM.
SEX OF TYPE: FM. pullatus Casey, 1924:9 (as species). CA: Sonoma Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: M. pollens Casey, 1924:9 (as subspecies of O. vermiculatus Casey). CA: Marin Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: F. turbulentus Casey, 1924:10 (as subspecies of O. californicus Eschscholtz). CA: Sonoma Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: F. aethiops Casey, 1924:10 (as subspecies of O. californicus Eschscholtz). CA: Shasta Co. TYPE DEPOSITORY: USNM. SEX OF TYPE: F. sparsus Casey, 1924:10 (as subspecies of O.