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Species Brachinus fulminatus

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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 Brachininae
Genus Brachinus (Bombardier Beetle)
No Taxon (cordicollis group)
Species fulminatus (Brachinus fulminatus)
Explanation of Names
Brachinus fulminatus Erwin, 1969
Identification
Externally, the combination of third antennomere mostly dark plus legs uniformly pale excludes very similar B. cyanochroaticus and B. quadripennis.
Range
ne US (NY-NC-IN-WI) (1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.