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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Carabidae
Genus: Chydaeus
Chaudoir, 1854

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Chydaeus is a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae. Members of this genus are distributed mainly over mountainous regions of southeastern Asia, from the Himalayas and China to the Sunda Islands; however, three species are known from New Guinea and one from Australia.[1][2]


The genus contains the following species:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Chydaeus Chaudoir, 1854: 343". Carabidae of the World. 2011. Retrieved 1 Jul 2011. 
  2. ^ Baehr, M. (2004). "First record of the Oriental ground beetle genus Chydaeus Chaudoir from Australia". Spixiana. 27 (1): 19–22.