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Species Clivina collaris

red digging ground beetle - Clivina collaris Clivina collaris
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 collaris (Clivina collaris)
Explanation of Names
Clivina collaris (Herbst 1784)
Size
4.5-5.5 mm(1)
Identification
adult habitus: live image(1) | specimen(2)
head and pronotum black; elytra brownish-red
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (so.QC to sw. OH & CT; so. MB; BC-WA)(3)
Habitat
open places: cultivated and abandoned fields, gravel pits(4), sandy or muddy riverbanks; humus-rich soils and gardens; adults may be attracted to light
Remarks
earliest record in our area: MA, before 1838(3)