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Photo#112471
Opisthius richardsoni 2 - Opisthius richardsoni

Opisthius richardsoni 2 - Opisthius richardsoni
Olympic National Park, Clallam County, Washington, USA
May 22, 2007
Size: 1.0 cm
Identified from a photo by David H. Kavanaugh, Senior Curator of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences. Found on sandy, silty, and gravelly banks of medium to large streams all over western North America. More photos and a short video clip at Opisthius richardsoni.
Species page from University of Alberta says this species is similar to the genus Elaphrus (see below). Carabidae; Carabinae; Opisthiini

(Originally misidentified by comparison to a photo labelled Elaphrus riparius in Peter Haggard & Judy Haggard's Insects of the Pacific Northwest.)

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Opisthius richardsoni Opisthius richardsoni 2 - Opisthius richardsoni

Moved
Moved from Carabinae.

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