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Species Paraclivina bipustulata

Clivina bipustulata - Paraclivina bipustulata Carabid 4 - Paraclivina bipustulata Clivina? - Paraclivina bipustulata Clivina bipustulata - Paraclivina bipustulata Scaritinae Species? - Paraclivina bipustulata Paraclivina bipustulata 9016268 Clivina - Paraclivina bipustulata Paraclivina bipustulata? - Paraclivina bipustulata
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 Scaritinae
Tribe Clivinini
Subtribe Clivinina
Genus Paraclivina
Species bipustulata (Paraclivina bipustulata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clivina bipustulata (Fabricius)
Explanation of Names
Paraclivina bipustulata (Fabricius 1798)
Size
5.8-7.5 mm(1)
Identification
Adult: head and pronotum dark brown to blackish; elytra striated and punctate, dark brown to blackish with dull dark reddish area at base, and two large spots of same color near apex; front tarsi flattened and bearing several claw-like projections adapted for digging
Range
e US to AZ (ON-FL to SD-AZ); Mexico, W. Indies(2)
Habitat
flooded places: river banks, edges of ponds, usually on silt soils, among roots of grasses(1)
Season
Adults found year round, active especially in spring and summer(3)
Life Cycle
Adults are burrowers (3)
Remarks
adults come to light(3)