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Species Lebia atriventris

Ground Beetle - Lebia atriventris Lebia atriventris Lebia atriventris? - Lebia atriventris Green Beetle - Lebia atriventris Lebia atriventris ? - Lebia atriventris Dark beetle with read pronotum, head, and legs - Lebia atriventris Dark beetle with read pronotum, head, and legs - Lebia atriventris Lebia atriventris
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 Lebiini
Subtribe Lebiina
Genus Lebia (Colorful Foliage Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Loxopeza)
No Taxon (atriventris group)
Species atriventris (Lebia atriventris)
Explanation of Names
Lebia atriventris Say 1823
Size
5-8 mm(1)
Identification
Large, nearly oval, quite flat, only slightly convex. Head, pronotum, legs (except tarsi) reddish yellow, elytra dark purple to bluish. Elytra have shallow striations, closely punctate.(2)
Range
e NA to Rockies (NM-FL-QC-AB) - Map (3)(4)(5)
Habitat
meadows and open woods(1)
Remarks
comes to lights(1)
See Also
L. grandis--elytra deeply striated
- Range: e. NA
Det. E. G. Riley 2009
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
3.A revision of the genus Lebia Latreille in America North of México (Coleoptera, Carabidae)
Madge R.B. 1967. Quaest. Entomol. 3: 139-242.
4.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
5.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)