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Species Bembidion pedicellatum

Bembidion pedicellatum LeConte - Bembidion pedicellatum
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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Bembidiina
Genus Bembidion
No Taxon (Subgenus Bembidion)
Species pedicellatum (Bembidion pedicellatum)
Explanation of Names
Bembidion pedicellatum Leconte, 1857
Size
2.7-3.4mm ABL
Identification
Elytral pattern similar to B. quadrimaculatum oppositum but posterior spot sometimes absent. Distinguished from that species also by these characters: frontal furrows nearly parallel, pronotum small, scarcely wider than the head, elytral punctures usually coarser (1).
Range
PA-MN, south to TX-TN (2).
Habitat
Lowlands. In or near open forests, pastures, roadsides, borders of small streams. Mostly nocturnal (3).
Season
February to November (3).
Life Cycle
Adults found overwintering in woods, under bark of logs and stumps (3).
See Also
Works Cited
1.The ground-beetles (Carabidae, excl. Cicindelinae) of Canada and Alaska, parts 1—6
C.H. Lindroth. 1961. Opuscula Entomologica Supplementa XX, XXIV, XXIX, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
3.A natural history of the ground-beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of America north of Mexico.
Larochelle and Larivière. 2003. Pensoft Publishers, Bulgaria. 584 pp.