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Species Broscus cephalotes

Broscus cephalotes (Linnaeus) - Broscus cephalotes
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 Broscinae
Genus Broscus
Species cephalotes (Broscus cephalotes)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (established in Atlantic Canada; first detected 1987)(1)
Habitat
in our area, sandy sea beaches(2)
Remarks
incapable to fly
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.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.