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Photo#108755
big-eyed carabid - Bembidion americanum

big-eyed carabid - Bembidion americanum
Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 9, 2007
Size: ~6mm
It has 4 punctures down each elytra.
These were abundant in the damp cornfields I walked. Most would fly off as I approached them.

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big-eyed carabid - Bembidion americanum big-eyed carabid - Bembidion americanum

Moved
Moved from Subgenus Odontium.

B. americanum
B. (Ochthedromus) americanum

Moved tentatively; hope it's something other than confusum
Moved from Bembidion.

Moved
Moved from Ground Beetles.

will be related
. . . to this similar European species..
Ready flight (like in Tiger beetles) is also typical for this Bembidion subgroup.

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