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Species Lebia histrionica

Red and black carabid - Lebia histrionica Lebia histrionica Lebia sp. - Lebia histrionica Carabid? - Lebia histrionica is this L histrionica? - Lebia histrionica Lebia histrionica Bates - Lebia histrionica
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 Lebiini
Subtribe Lebiina
Genus Lebia (Colorful Foliage Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Lebia)
No Taxon (vittata group)
Species histrionica (Lebia histrionica)
Explanation of Names
Lebia histrionica Bates 1883
The only other species with a pale head and black-tipped femora occurring in the range of L. histrionica north of Mexico is L. vittata; the two can easily be separated by elytral patterns(1)
so. AZ to C. Amer.(1)(2)
Jul-Oct (BG data)