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Species Coptodera aerata

Carabid - Coptodera aerata Beetle - Coptodera aerata greenish Ground beetle - Coptodera aerata Small Ground Beetle - Coptodera aerata Lebia viridis - Coptodera aerata Ground Beetle - Coptodera aerata Ground Beetle - Coptodera aerata Coptodera aerata
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
Subtribe Pericalina
Genus Coptodera
Species aerata (Coptodera aerata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coptodera aerata Dejean
Numbers
One of five species of Coptodera in North America, but the only one widespread in the eastern U.S. (1)
Size
5 to 7 mm (2)
Range
Eastern U.S.
Habitat
Found under and on bark of trees in forested areas. The genus is generally arboreal. (1) (2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.