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Species Atranus pubescens

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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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Atranini
Genus Atranus
Species pubescens (Atranus pubescens)
Explanation of Names
Atranus pubescens (Dejean 1828)
Size
5.0-7.0 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-GA-AL to ON-NE-TX)(2)
Habitat
beaver houses, muddy heaps & debris around(1)