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Taxonavigation: Adephaga 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Carabidae
Subfamilia: Harpalinae
Supertribus: Lebiitae
Tribus: Lebiini
Subtribus: Physoderina
Genus: Metallanchista
Species: M. laticollis – M. perlaeta


  • Metallanchista Shi & Liang, 2013: 34
Type species: Metallanchista laticollis Shi & Liang, 2013
Etymology: The name is combined from the Greek “metall”, a reference to metal, and the genus name “Anchista”, meaning that it is closely related to genus Anchista, but strongly metallic.


  • Shi, H.; Zhou, H.; Liang, H. 2013: Taxonomic synopsis of the subtribe Physoderina (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini), with species revisions of eight genera. ZooKeys 284: 1-129. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.284.3983 Reference page.  [original description: p. 34]