Trechus luculentus ssp. luculentus Barr

Luminous Ground Beetle (Trechus luculentus ssp. luculentus)

The Luminous Ground Beetle, described in 1962, is apparently restricted to its type locality, Clingmans Dome in Swain County, North Carolina, USA. [1]

The species, respectively this nominate form of it, is considered likely extinct.



[1] Thomas C. Barr Jr.: Revision of Appalachian Trechus (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Brimleyana 2: 29-75. 1979


edited: 07.09.2020