Trechus carolinae Schaeffer

Carolina Ground Beetle (Trechus carolinae)

The Carolina Ground Beetle was described in 1901, it apparently is known only from its type locality, Mt. Mitchell in Yancey County, North Carolina, USA.

The species reaches a size of up to 0,5 cm. [1]

The Carolina Ground Beetle is considered likely extinct.



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


edited: 07.09.2020