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Species Notiophilus novemstriatus

Notiophilus - Notiophilus novemstriatus Bg1100 D1695 - Notiophilus novemstriatus Ground Beetle - Notiophilus novemstriatus Coleoptera - Notiophilus novemstriatus small beetle - Notiophilus novemstriatus Beetle - Notiophilus novemstriatus - male Beetle - Notiophilus novemstriatus - male ground beetle - Notiophilus novemstriatus
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 Nebriinae
Tribe Notiophilini
Genus Notiophilus
Species novemstriatus (Notiophilus novemstriatus)
Explanation of Names
Notiophilus novemstriatus LeConte 1848
Size
3.8-4.6 mm(1)
Identification
Smallest of our Notiophilus species.(2) Elytra with two preapical setigerous punctures; legs and antennae not entirely pale; elytral intervals smooth, shiny on basal 1/2; striae 2-3 obliterated before apex; elytra without distinct pale apical vitta (may be indistinct pale area present)(3)
Range
ME-FL to SD-CO-AZ(4)
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Identification Guide to Adults and Larvae of Northeastern North American Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Yves Bousquet. 2010. Pensoft Publishers.
2.The ground-beetles (Carabidae, excl. Cicindelinae) of Canada and Alaska, parts 1—6
C.H. Lindroth. 1961. Opuscula Entomologica Supplementa XX, XXIV, XXIX, XXXIII, XXXIV, XXXV.
3.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
4.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.