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Species Ophonus puncticeps

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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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Ophonus
Species puncticeps (Ophonus puncticeps)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Harpalus puncticeps
Explanation of Names
Ophonus puncticeps Stephens 1828
pronotum & elytra densely punctate and pubescent
native to the Palaearctic, adventive and widespread in ne. NA (NS-NJ-IA)(1)
earliest record in our area: NY 1954(1)
See Also
Amphasia interstitialis
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.