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Species Bembidion rapidum

smaller, marked Bembidion - Bembidion rapidum Bembidion rapidum (LeConte) - Bembidion rapidum Bembidion - Bembidion rapidum Carabidae, dorsal - Bembidion rapidum Carabidae, lateral - Bembidion rapidum Carabidae, head - Bembidion rapidum Greenish black ground beetle - Bembidion rapidum Black ground beetle with four light spots - Bembidion rapidum
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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Bembidiina
Genus Bembidion
No Taxon (Subgenus Notaphus)
No Taxon (rapidum group)
Species rapidum (Bembidion rapidum)
Explanation of Names
Bembidion rapidum (LeConte 1847)
3.9-4.4 mm
transcontinental (NS-AB to GA-CA)(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.