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Trechoblemus micros - Reitter.jpg
Trechus micros
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae
Subfamily: Trechinae
Genus: Trechus
Clairville, 1806

Trechus is a genus of ground beetle native to the Palearctic (including Europe) and the Near East. The name is derived from the Greek word trécho, meaning "I run".[1]

It contains the following species:[2]


  1. ^ Erklärung der wissenschaftlichen Käfernamen aus Reitter's Fauna Germanica, Sigmund Schenkling. 1917. Online: Internet Archive
  2. ^ "Trechus Clairville, 1806". Carabidae of the World. 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 

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