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Miscodera arctica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Carabidae
Subfamily: Broscinae (but see text)
Genus: Miscodera
Eschscholtz, 1830
Species: M. arctica
Binomial name
Miscodera arctica
Paykull, 1798

Miscodera arctica is a species of beetles in the family Carabidae, the only species in the genus Miscodera.[1]

Its relationships have been long disputed. Here it is placed in subfamily Broscinae. While it certainly belongs to the more advanced ground beetles, it was alteratively placed in subfamily Trechinae.


  1. ^ "Miscodera Eschschohtz, 1830: 63". Carabidae of the World. 2011. Retrieved 24 Jun 2011.