Subfamily: Tentyriinae

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Some tribes, genera and species from southern Africa

Epiphysa flavicollis

Stenocara gracilipes

Tribe Adesmiini. Epiphysa flavicollis, Tortoise Ground Beetle, 22mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Tribe Adesmiini. Stenocara gracilipes, Racing-stripe Ground Beetle, 14mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Cryptochile assimilis

Tribe Cryptochilini. Cryptochile assimilis, Streaked Ground Beetle, 12mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Tribe Epitragini. Himatismus sp. Tapering Ground Beetle, 12mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Psammodes striatus

Tribe Eurychorini. Stips dohrni, Ridged Seed Beetle, 11mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Tribe Molurini. Psammodes striatus, Striped Toktokkie, 24mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Psammodes bertolonii

Zophosis testudinaria

Tribe Molurini. Psammodes bertolonii, Spindle Toktokkie, 53mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Tribe Zophosini. Zophosis testudinaria, Frantic Tortoise Beetle, 14mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

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