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Species Clivina fossor

Carabid - Clivina fossor Clivina fossor scaritin beetle - Clivina fossor Carabid - Clivina fossor Beetle - Clivina fossor Beetle - Clivina fossor Beetle - Clivina fossor Ground beetle - Clivina fossor
Classification
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 Scaritinae
Tribe Clivinini
Subtribe Clivinina
Genus Clivina
No Taxon (subgenus Clivina)
Species fossor (Clivina fossor)
Identification
Diagnostic clues include uniform dark dorsum and a well-defined single small pit centrally on head.
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive (introduced ca. 1915) and established in ne. & nw. NA (NF-ON-NY; BC-WA)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.The ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada...
C.G. Majka, Y. Bousquet, & S. Westby. 2007. Zootaxa 1590: 1–36.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.