Pseudanophthalmus parvus Krekeler, 1973

Tatum Cave beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1965



Marion County, Kentucky, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Krekeler, C. H. (1973). Cave beetles of the genus Pseudanophthalmus (Coleoptera, Carabidae) from the Kentucky bluegrass and vicinity. Fieldiana (Zoology) 62(4): 25-83.


Other references:

Barr, T.C., Jr. (1994). Kentucky cave beetles: a progress report. Submitted to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Barr, T. C., Jr. (2004). A classification and checklist of the genus Pseudanophthalmus Jeannel: (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Trechinae). Special Publication of the Virginia Museum of Natural History No. 11. Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, VA. 52 pp.

Elliott, William R. (1998). Conservation of the North American cave and karst biota. Elsevier Science Subterranean Biota (Ecosystems of the World Series).

USFWS (U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service). (2001). Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants: Review of plant and animal species that are candidates or proposed for listing as endangered or threatened, annual notice of findings on recycled petitions, and annual description of progress on listing actions; proposed rule. Federal Register 66: 54808-54832.


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