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Species Elaphropus anceps

Ground Beetle - Elaphropus anceps small ground beetle - Elaphropus anceps small Carabid - Elaphropus anceps small carabid - Elaphropus anceps Ground beetle - Elaphropus anceps Carabid - Elaphropus anceps flood debris #8 - Elaphropus anceps flood debris #8 - Elaphropus anceps
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Elaphropus
No Taxon (subgenus Barytachys)
Species anceps (Elaphropus anceps)
Explanation of Names
Elaphropus anceps (LeConte 1848)
Among other subtle differences, head is usually brownish compared to blackish head in most E. incurvus.
NS-AB-so.NT south to MD-LA-AZ-(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.