Phylogeny within the mexicanus, cyanipennis, and gebhardis species groups. B. kavanaughi colored red to highlight potential misidentifications of sequences or the need to synonymize this species with B. mexicanus.

 
 
  Part of: Ikagawa RM, Moore W (2022) ´╗┐Molecular phylogeny and revision of species groups of Nearctic bombardier beetles (Carabidae, Brachininae, Brachinus ( Neobrachinus)). ZooKeys 1131: 155-171. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1131.85218