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Review of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from eastern Canada

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A time traveler and her message

Errata noted below:

Looks like either Carabidae o

Best single reference for geographic distributions

The recent paper...

Carabidae, not Staphylinidae, larvae

Carabidae larva.

Family Carabidae, predacious

Family Carabidae.


Ground Beetle - Carabidae

Ground beetle: Carabidae. Loo


"Unifying Systematics & Taxonomy of Nearctic Tiger Beetles"

Carabidae of some sort?


Carabidae, near Elaphropus (I


A ground beetle (Carabidae) i

Please submit a good overhead photo or two

L. dorsalis and Sugar Cane



Platynus paramarginarus

Dr Liebherr says,

Carabidae: Scaphinotus sp.

Like John said, Carabidae ie

I am almost tempted!

Carabidae (Carabini or Cychri

"v belov email function"?

It is a Carabidae beetle, may

Where are you?

Amerinus linearis



Next question

Looks like Lebia (Carabidae)

Scarites sp. Carabidae

What list?

Poecilus chalcites

Family Carabidae - Ground Beetles



not a stag beetle. Carabidae

Carabidae : Bembidiini : Tachyta

Deciding on subfamily ranks for BugGuide

not quite what I wanted

carabid larva, not staphylinid


Carabidae: Elaphrus


Carabidae: Omophron... not su

Carabidae identification key

Carabids divided into subfamilies, tribes



Still seems wrong to me


Carabidae - Scaritini - Scarites

Yes, Curt's approach would work but perhaps not needed.

Consider tribe "Harpalini"

Carabidae: Pseudomorpha sp.

Ground beetle

I received my copy and found it to be quite enjoyable


Ground Beetle




looks like....

I don't believe a PDF is freely available online,

looks like a ground beetle, Carabidae sp.


A Ground Beetle in the family Carabidae


Thank you Peter for your help!

Blapstinus sp.

Carabidae; no id potential here

Ground Beetle Larva


Carabidae, gen. sp.

carabidae thanks

Carabidae, actually

looks like

Metacolpodes buchanani is likely.

Yes, I still accept mailed carabid specimens

the ID actually

That's all I wanted

Hard to tell,

Woo hoo, awesome!



Discoderus robustus


V - the only change was a genus listing of "Semiclivina"

Frassed, Carabidae, gen. sp.


Looks like Harpalus?

Ground Beetle




Thanks once again. A few final comments:

This is a Ground Beetle, Family Carabidae

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

See Kippenhan 2007

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Kudos on excellent presentation of Scaphinotus johnsoni --

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Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.

The Horn (1880) key to American Selenophorus species is outdated



Moved to Carabidae for expert attention.



Ground beetle (Carabidae)


not a scarab...

This is a ground beetle

Omus sp.?

Thalassotrechus barbarae is new to BugGuide!

Beetle larva

Ground beetle



Not Dytiscidae

Carabidae, genus Calosoma


Carabidae: Harpalinae, gen. sp.

You can move your photos

My concerns about calling this Brachinus "phaeocerus".

Ground beetle of some kind (C

Your current flurry of valuable contributions to Carabidae

Definitely not Amara pennsylvanica because

Yes, subg Curtonotus

ground beetle

Carabidae actually, Ega sallei



Great Macro Shots of Harpalus (Pseudoophonus)

Carabidae grub?

That looks like a match to me

Carabidae actually, Panagaeus species

Carabidae; no further potential

Carabidae; no further potential

Carabidae; no further potential here

Ground beetle?


Thank you Curt!

Carabid beetle larva

I prefer BugGuide's treatment of genus "Callisthenes" be ...

from top

Amara is the genus

Perhaps Poecilus?


Ground Beetle

My help would be best via representative specimens mailed


most likely Carabidae

Tiger Beetles

It's a Harpalus,

Carabidae: genus Harpalus

Carabidae: genus Brachinus

Carabidae: genus Brachinus


Photos of ground beetles (Carabidae) are my personal bias

I would guess Carabidae or Staphylinidae

Ground beetle

What’s it eating?

Pterostichus (Abacidus) species

I knew that was Bembidion, bu

maybe Bembidion bifossulatum (Carabidae)

Great ! This is a new carabi



Please r/o Pterostichus novus

Carabidae, maybe an Amara?

Carabus nemoralis, not sylvosus.



Carabidae, maybe Anisodactylus

I just got four different spe

Experimental subject - do you have an opinion

Alphabetical ToC by family "Latin" name

Alphabetical ToC by family common name

You can live trap with pitfalls


I had considered

Moved for expert review in Carabidae

Moved for expert review to Carabidae (Amara?)

Dicaelus sp.

Moved tentatively to Carabidae (larvae)

Moved for expert review to Carabidae

Carabidae, Oodes?

Moved for expert review to Carabidae (Harpalus, Pseudoophonus?)




Thank you Peter!

Moved for expert review in Carabidae

Moved for expert review in Carabidae

Moved for expert review in Carabidae



Moved, looks predaceous. Carabidae? Staphy?



Try False Bombadier Beetle.


Carabidae actually; Hellumorphoides ?


I saw something similar duck

Erwin & Pearson

Looks to me like a

Ega sallei

Stenolophus maculatus ID source




Looks like Carabidae

Thanks, I was not even aware

Not carabidae

Yes, Carabidae

No need for large impressive specimens!

Pasimachus sp. (Carabidae)

Find your taxon in BPNW


A new article published by Pensoft about Tiger Beetles

This is Selenophorus = one of my genera of intense research

here we go; not related to Carabidae

A New Tiger Beetle

An interesting proposal for new North American record,

Vegetarian behaviour on Tiger Beetles (Carabidae: Cicindelinae)

Cychrini larva


Anisodactylus dulcicollis vs haplomus

My wish: Beetle Forum heading atop the following subforums

I'm hesitant to say more about your "Calosoma" for now.

Two lists, only one Loricera in SK

Looks like Harpalini (Carabidae).

Ground Beetle

My take on why "guttula" may remain tied to masculinity.

Coleoptera of course, family Carabidae

Which carabid?




That's a difficult question

Thank you Peter!

Carabidae, cf Zuphium (?)


beetle larva, yes --in the family Carabidae


totally unrelated to Carabidae, as far as beetles go

UPDATE June 2014: Any news on locating this specimen?

Not in labeled vial


Moved tentatively; nice shot

Potential new caraboid records for Oklahoma!

About tibial spurs

Tibial spurs?

Antennae are different as well

Indeed Bousquet

Eleodes suturalis


Beetle larva, I reckon

Carabidae actually

I do the same thing...

some Coleoptera and Diplopoda databases


The two best published sources to cover Pterostichus in PA

Tiger Beetle of some sort



weevil, rather; nice shot

I think so

Not new for New Brunswick



You can browse through the Carabidae



Hmm... spelling "angustata" is used

Hawaii Biological Survey Databases

Carabidae of Hawaii


Cicindela ancocisconensis.

Carabidae actually

Duran concluded in his 2010 d

abstract (part) and citation


Finally got it published.

The ground-beetles (Carabidae, excl. Cicindelinae) of Canada and

Ground beetle (Carabidae)

As an editor & expert on Carbidae (ground beetles)

I don't understand technically

Request for use of your image



Hello, if you still have the


yes, this is Anthicidae not Carabidae


Moved & cropped

Elaphrus sp.


thats cool

Yes, amazingly Apenes lucidula

was in Carabidae for some reason

Oooh, nice!

Ground beetle (Carabidae)

Chemical defenses

Answers in behalf of Elaphropus ferrugineus:

Carabidae, Dromiina


Caution in distinguishing this from Bembidion nigrocoeruleum.

Carabidae: Galerita sp.

Carabidae, actually


beetle larvae in the fam. Carabidae

Calleida sp. (Carabidae)

The best way to receive an id

Carabidae, genus Chlaenius

ground beetle

Carabidae -- Stenolophina

Ground Beetle (Carabidae)

May or may not happen.


Small ground beetle..

Lebia, Carabidae





Carabidae, Harpalinae

Just added 7 new entries

Diplochaetus rutilus

It is in Bousquet's Carabidae of Canada...

Agree - Somotrichus unifasciatus.

Yes, Diplochaetus rutilus

Beetle larva

I found support for my assertion


Though I have not formally an

I see what you mean

So that's why I couldn't find it in the Carabidae!

Your recent upsurge in carabid interest

More Scaphinotus update:

Elaphropus parvulus first time in northeastern North America.

No luck

Internet is loaded with images of Chinese "Carabus".

Hi Guy,

Separate project::


Artjom Zaitsev says,

Nice historical dialogue here

Peltotrupes profundus

Agonum anchomenoides

CARABIDAE: compare to "Stenolophus lineola".



From Kip Will -

Are we thinking it is an unidentifiable Staphylinid

Carabidae rather

Calleida spec. (Carabidae).

Carabidae: Cincindelinae

The catch phrase is your "if we're sure".

Scarites ground beetles can look similar


looks like Polopinus

Similar looking larvae under Carabidae

Ground Beetles (Carabidae) -- always abundant,


It looks like the hind tarsi have five segments,



Best is "Calleida punctata vs C. decora"

Best is "Calleida punctata vs C. decora"

Best is "Calleida punctata vs C. decora"

Best is "Calleida punctata vs C. decora"

Carabid checklists for Indiana:

Carabid identification in Indiana.

The impasse A. angustatoides vs A. angustata








Re: beetle

looks like Scaphinotus

rove beetle in the tribe Xantholinini

Don't know the minimum set

I encourage more photo-vouchering


from Yves Bousquet:

Southeastern quadrant carabid fauna

I would love to confirm the identification


Beetle larva

Not to burst your bubble v,

Anisodactylus binotatus

Carabidae: Harpalinae: Harpalini

Two points:


Carabidae: Harpalini

sure, a Nicrophorus

Cyclotrachelus brevoorti


looks like Pasimachus to me too

Stenomorphus = Carabidae / Harpalini

"BugGuide's Phototype" vs "photo-voucher"

Voucher specimens linked to photos


Thanks Peter,

"Apparent body length" (ABL)

Carabidae: Scaritinae: Clivinini



I don't understand...




Calosoma sp.


Aren't they cool?

From a taxonomic point of view

Carabidae : Harpalini

Title of PhD dissertation.

Carabidae -

Gender treatment.

Harpalus is a genus in the gr


Looks like Scarites, a ground

i'd say, Calathus

Thank you

Here is a summary from a reas

Taxonomic caution:

Carabidae: Clivina...


I can help, but wrong place for images.

Dr. Deyrup

A "published" state record for AB?

Ambitious plan for BugGuide - Carabidae.

"morphotype" is an important and helpful concept

These images fall into my concept of "morphotype" status

My hopeful envision of the ideal BugGuide Image Library



Here again angle of view is so important


The guide is not complete!

Carabidae, maybe Agonum

Notiobia sp. - det confirmed...

Ground beetle.




Carabidae : subtribe of Harpalini

Carabidae : tribe Lebiini

Ground beetles ... of South Carolina

Ground beetle (Carabidae)

-is ending in a biological name signifies feminine gender.

The families of Coleoptera have always [?]

Carabidae: Pterostichini

My recommendation

What is needed is a consensus among our "experts"

Four more "introduced" ground beetles


Fooled ya!

A ground beetle (Carabidae)

right; can be moved to Carabidae

can be moved to Carabidae

Carabidae -

Why not just move to likely genus "Scarites"

Peter- Thanks! Moved to Carab



Cool beetle!

I recommend that you continue to attach best IDs,

Zacotus matthewsi!

Carabidae, Galerita sp.










Lebia sp.







Carabidae - Licinini - Dicaelus


Carabidae - Licinini - Dicaelus

Looks like a ground beetle, C

I welcome carabid specimens




Beetle larva.

Rare and previously unreported for Saskatchewan!

I agree rare and previously unreported for Saskatchewan!


Thanks for the ID

Carabidae - Pterostichus

I found the southern New Mexican desert

These carabidae, Cychrini


a straight

Carabidae: Scaritinae: Clivinini

Harpalus rubripes


Ground beetle


Beetle larva.

Carabidae - tribe Harpalini

Carabidae - Platynini - Agonum



Carabidae - Licinini - Diplocheila



Carabidae (Ground Beetle)



Ground Beetle (Carabidae) - genus Scarites

Carabidae - Zabrini - Amara convexa

Carabidae: Pterostichus or Anisodactylus or Harpalus

Carabidae : tribe Harpalini

Nomina Insecta Nearctica

Carabidae : Harpalini


Notiophilus sp.

I could not agree more

Thank you so much!


Afterthoughts on single references for western carabids.


Other than

Carabidae : Cychrini : Sphaeroderus




Ground beetle

Ground beetle

Andy-Thanks! Renamed and move

Ground beetle

ID - Carabidae

Carabidae : Brachinus sp.

I'll see what I can do

Ground beetle (Carabidae)


Ground Beetle

Carabidae : Pterostichini : Pterostichus

Carabidae : Licinini : Dicaelus sculptilis


Carabidae : Pterostichini : Pterostichus - subg. Abacidus



Yes, Carabidae sp.

Carabidae : Scaritini : Scarites

Carabidae : Scaritini : Scarites

Carabidae : Pterostichini : Cyclotrachelus sodalis

Carabidae : Pterostichini : Cyclotrachelus sodalis

Interesting behavior

Carabidae : Carabini : Carabus nemoralis

Carabidae : Platynini : Agonum


Changed spelling to rupestis

Carabidae : Harpalini : Bradycellus rupestris

Carabidae : Lebiini : Lebia solea

Carabidae: Harpalus affinis?

Bronzed Tiger Beetle


Bombardier beetle.

Pedunculate Ground Beetle

Carabidae larva

not a staphylinid - a carabid

Ground beetle

Not carabidae

tentative ID

ground beetle

Not blister beetle



Introduced, I believe.

Internet ref: Ground Beetles of Canada

weevils and other beetles

two suborbital punctures

Carabidae larva

Carabidae: Harpalinae; Harpalini?

Carabidae: Amara sp.

Carabidae / Harpalinae - Pterostichini?

Carabidae, Harpalini tribe.


very instructive picture!

Yes it does, actually

The species description in Li


Depending on how fast you can load images

Another ground beetle, family

A ground beetle, family Carab





American Beetles


Key for California Carabid?

Carabidae, tribe Harpalini

No leaf beetle

Darkling beetle


Carabidae: Pterostichus sp.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Nemotarsus elegans

Not Galerita

Carabid beetle


Ground beetle

Leptotrachelus dorsalis

Ground beetle

Ground beetle

Carabidae: Calleida punctata

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Calosoma scrutator

What a great visitor :-)

Pterostichus lama.

American Beetles



Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Harpalus sp.


Carabidae, Galerita bicolor


It is an immature

This is a ground beetle (Cara


Carabidae: Agonum sp.

European ground beetle

Ground Beetle.


Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Lebia sp.

Carabidae: Oxypselaphus pusillus


Carabidae: Agonum cupripenne

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Chlaenius sp.

Carabidae: Chlaenius sericeus

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Agonum extensicolle

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Bradycellus sp.

Carabidae: Anisodactylus rusticus

Carabidae: Anisodactylus sp.

Carabidae: Harpalus herbivagus

Carabidae: Bradycellus sp.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

A Beauty

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Trechinae: Bembidiini: Asaphidion curtum

Carabidae: Lophoglossus vernix

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Apristus sp.

Will leave at Carabidae then.

Ground beetle.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Bembidion sp.

Carabidae: Elaphropus sp.

Carabidae: Bradycellus sp.

Carabidae: Apristus sp.

Carabidae: Elaphropus sp.

Carabidae: Apristus sp.

Carabidae: Loricera pilicornis

Carabidae: Badister ocularis

actually a Carabidae

Carabidae: Elaphropus sp.

Carabidae: Harpalus sp.

Carabidae: Bradycellus sp.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Agonum sp.

Carabidae: Oxypselaphus pusillus


Carabidae: Agonum sp.

a guess



It's a ground beetle

Carabidae: Pterostichus sp.








Carabidae, Agonum sp.







Found it

This matches Dicaelus in the

image moved

Ground beetle.

Various possibilities.

Rove beetle.

ground beetle

Ground beetle.

Carabidae or Staphylinidae.

Dirty false bombardier beetle.

Snail-eating beetle.

Snail-eating beetle.

"Third eye"

Darkling beetle.

Beetle larva

All good points, thoughts on taxonomy, etc.

Ground beetle

Carabid beetle larva?

Carabidae: Bembidion, probably B. variegatum

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