Synonyms: Say 1823
Feronia chalcites, Feronia sayi, Poecilus micans, Pterostichus chalcites
Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 1825, Vol. 2 by Say, pg. 56.
Fauna Boreali-Americana, 1837, Part 4 by Kirby, pp. 37 to 38.
Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1850-54, Vol. 2 by LeConte, pg. 254. In Latin.
Beetles of Indiana, 1910 by Blatchley, pp. 94 to 95.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 1973, Vol. 75 by Larochelle, pp. 422 to 424.
ZooKeys, 2012 #245 by Bousquet, pg. 772.
Beetles of Eastern North America, 2014 by Evans, pg. 79.
North Carolina State University Ground Beetles – .pdf no date, pg. 6.
Neotype as Feronia chalcites male by Say, 1823. Type locality: Washington, D.C. In the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Designated by Lindroth and Freitag (1969). Type # 33038. Note: Not listed at MCZ.
Syntype as Poecilus micans by Chaudoir, 1843. Type locality: New Orleans, Louisiana. In the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.