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Species Apenes lucidula

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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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Lebiini
Genus Apenes
Species lucidula (Apenes lucidula)
Explanation of Names
Apenes lucidula (Dejean 1831)
Numbers
3 sspp., of which the nominate one in our area and two in the W. Indies
Size
10-11 mm(1)
Identification

among the two eastern spp., can be distinguished by densely rugose head (vs sparsely punctate in A. sinuatus)(1)
Range
e. US (MA-FL to MN-TX), AZ, Mexico(2)
Remarks
comes to lights
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.