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vittata group

Ground Beetle - Lebia vittata Colorful Foliage Ground Beetle - Lebia solea Lebia solea Lebia vittata Carabid? - Lebia histrionica  Lebia vittata? - Lebia pectita Lebia solea Lebia solea Hentz - Lebia solea
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 Lebiini
Subtribe Lebiina
Genus Lebia (Colorful Foliage Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Lebia)
No Taxon vittata group
6 spp. in our area(1)
L. vittata transcontinental (NS-FL to BC-CA)
2 spp. widespread in the e. half of NA: L. pectita NH-FL to KS-TX, L. solea NS-FL to SK-TX
3 spp. restricted to AZ
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.