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Species Bembidion americanum

Bembidion - Bembidion americanum another Bembidion americanum - Bembidion americanum Ground Beetle - Bembidion americanum ground beetle - Bembidion americanum Bembidion americanum? - Bembidion americanum Bembidion (Ochthedromus) americanum - Bembidion americanum Bembidion (Ochthedromus) americanum - Bembidion americanum Bembidion americanum Dejean - Bembidion americanum
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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Bembidiina
Genus Bembidion
No Taxon (Subgenus Ochthedromus)
Species americanum (Bembidion americanum)
Explanation of Names
Bembidion americanum Dejean 1831
Size
5-6 mm
Identification
Some helpful clues include:
uniform brassy metallic luster that is not very shiny,
elytra with striae all well defined and densely punctured,
also four noticeably larger dorsal punctures.
Range
e. US & adjacent Canada (NB-FL to ON-WI-e.TX)(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.