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Species Leistus ferrugineus

Leistus ferrugineus - male
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 Nebriinae
Tribe Nebriini
Genus Leistus
Species ferrugineus (Leistus ferrugineus)
Explanation of Names
Leistus ferrugineus (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
5.7-8.2 mm
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe to Asia Minor, adventive in NA (near Saint John’s, NF)(1)
Habitat
mostly woods (usually in rather moist situations), sometimes meadows or peat bogs(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NF 1977(1)