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:

Arnett, Jr., Ross H., ed. 1983. Checklist of the Beetles of North and Central America and the West Indies. Flora and Fauna Publications, Gainesville, Florida. 24 P.

Barr, Thomas C. Jr. 1979. Revision of Appalachian Trechus (Coleoptera:Carabidae). Brimleyana no 2:29-75.

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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