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Species Amara anthobia

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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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Pterostichitae
Tribe Zabrini (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
Genus Amara (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Amara)
Species anthobia (Amara anthobia)
Explanation of Names
Amara anthobia Villa & Villa 1833
Identification
Range
native to Europe & the Mediterranean(1), adventive in NA: BC-CA in the west, NY & MD in the east(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: DC area 1964(2)