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Species Dicaelus elongatus

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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 Licinini
Subtribe Dicaelina
Genus Dicaelus (Notched-mouth Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Paradicaelus)
Species elongatus (Dicaelus elongatus)
Explanation of Names
Dicaelus elongatus Bonelli 1813
Size
14-19 mm(1)
Identification
Similar to D. dilatatus, but smaller, with longer humeral carina (2/3 elytral length), and 3 or more pairs of lateral setae on the pronotum(1)
Range
e. US (ME-FL to SD-TX) & so. ON(2)
Habitat
Dry woods(1)
Remarks
the sole member of the elongatus group(2)
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.