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Subspecies Stenomorphus californicus rufipes

Stenomorphus - Stenomorphus californicus Stenomorphus californicus rufipes - Stenomorphus californicus - female 20150513CC06 Stenomorphus - Stenomorphus californicus 926C08 - Stenomorphus californicus 926C41 - Stenomorphus californicus 926C45 - Stenomorphus californicus Stenomorphus californicus ref photo for peter Messer - Stenomorphus californicus
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 Harpalitae
Tribe Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Stenomorphus
Species californicus (Stenomorphus californicus)
Subspecies rufipes (Stenomorphus californicus rufipes)
Explanation of Names
Stenomorphus californicus rufipes LeConte 1858

Det. P.W. Messer, 2015
sc US (CA-AL, n. to NE-MO) (1), mostly KS to Mex. - Map (2)
May-Oct in TX (BG data)
second-most commonly coll'ed beetle (at UV lights) at Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX (3)
Print References
LeConte J.L. 1858. Catalogue of Coleoptera of the regions adjacent to the boundary line between the United States and Mexico. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (Series 2) 4: 9-42.