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Photo#1488831
Ground beetle - Amara

Ground beetle - Amara
Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
January 29, 2018
Size: 5.5 mm
Found under rocks on the ground at Court Street Park (with a broken left antenna)
Coordinates: 31.335428, -110.937431

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Looks like Amara to me
-two supraorbital setigerous punctures on each side, crossed elytral epipleura, many setae on second labial palp.
Moved from Harpalinae.

 
Yes, closer view of details does say "Amara".
Also I don't see any punctures on elytral disc which strengthens "Amara". I'm getting sloppy with images. I think I'll stick to physical determinations which are almost always correct. Curt please keep up your good calls. It does help very much to get hi res shots like these.

Moved
Moved from Ground Beetles.

I don't think a "Selenophorus".
I don't see the necessasy seriate punctures in elytral striae #2, #5, #7.

 
Yes
I searched for the punctures under the microscope and couldn't see them, but didn't know where else to place it. As with the other ground beetles, it is yours if you want it. I just posted an close up view of the elytra. Please let me know if you would like images from other angles.

 
Well, I'm pretty sure it's a harpaline
this time. Yes, please save.

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