The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Trechus balsamensis Barr, 1962

Plott Balsam Mountains ground beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




North Carolina, USA


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: USNM 65979

Type locality: "USA; North Carolina, Haywood-Jackson Counties, Water Rock Knob, 6200' (1889 M)."






Original scientific description:

Barr, Thomas C. Jr. (1962). The Genus Trechus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechini) in the Southern Appalachians. The Coleopterists Bulletin 16(3): 65-92. [Abstract]


Other references:

Erwin, Terry L. and, House, Gloria N. (1978). A catalogue of the primary types of Carabidae (incl. Cicindelinae) in the collections of the United States National Museum of Natural History (USNM) (Coleoptera). The Coleopterists Bulletin 32(3): 231-55.


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