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Unknown Carabid - Discoderus aequalis

Unknown Carabid - Discoderus aequalis
8 1/2 mi. east of the KS/CO line, Hamilton County, Kansas, USA
May 26, 2018
Size: 10mm
Collected from under a rock.

Tentatively moved to Discoderus aequalis from D. impotens.
Tentatively moved to Discoderus aequalis from D. impotens. Latter species has features other than what is shown in this image. Finished with a forthcoming paper on Nearctic Selenophorus, I am turning my attention to sister genus Discoderus. I will acknowledge people who mail me specimens for study. This specimen represents a new Kansas state record for D. aequalis. It is added to the Registry of North American Caraboidea. I am aware of additional specimens that share this state record.

I presume
That my other one here: is the same?

Yes -
See new post.

Thank you

I see nothing against Discoderus impotens,
one of the two Discoderus species known in Kansas. See BugGuide 1924032 for a related discussion.

Moved from Ground Beetles.

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