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Mecyclothorax toretore female holotype.png
Mecyclothorax toretore female holotype.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae
Subfamily: Psydrinae
Genus: Mecyclothorax
Sharp, 1903

Mecyclothorax is a genus of beetles that contains nearly 400 described species, mostly from the Hawaiian Islands[1][2][3] and Tahiti[4] and Moorea,[5] French Polynesia.

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  1. ^ James K. Liebherr (2011). "The Mecyclothorax beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Moriomorphini) of West Maui, Hawaii: taxonomy, biogeography, and conservation". Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift. 58 (1): 15–76. doi:10.1002/mmnd.201100005. 
  2. ^ "Mecyclothorax Sharp, 1903". Carabidae of the World. 2015. Retrieved 24 Dec 2015. 
  3. ^ Liebherr, James K. (2015). The Mecyclothorax beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Moriomorphini) of Haleakalā, Maui: keystone of a hyperdiverse Hawaiian radiation. ZooKeys 544. 
  4. ^ Liebherr, James K. (2013). "The Mecyclothorax beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Moriomorphini) of Tahiti, Society Islands". ZooKeys. 322: 170 pp. 
  5. ^ Liebherr, James K. (2012). "The first precinctive Carabidae from Moorea, Society Islands: new Mecyclothorax spp. (Coleoptera) from the summit of Mont Tohiea". ZooKeys. 224: 37–80. 

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