Pseudanophthalmus krekeleri Barr, 1965

Rich Mountain cave beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1985 (Suckling et al. 2004)



West Virginia, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Barr Jr., Thomas C. (1965). The Pseudanophthalmus of the Appalachian Valley (Coleoptera: Carabidae). The American Midland Naturalist 73(1): 41-72. [Abstract]


Other references:

Elliott, W. R. (2000). Conservation of the North American Cave and Karst Biota. Chap. 34, pp. 665-689 in Wilkens, H., D.C. Culver, and W.F. Humphreys (eds.), Subterranean Ecosystems. Ecosystems of the World, 30. Elsevier, Amsterdam. xiv + 791 pp.

Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.


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