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Species Xestonotus lugubris

Ground Beetle? - Xestonotus lugubris - female Ground beetle - Xestonotus lugubris - male Ground beetle - Xestonotus lugubris Ground Beetle - Xestonotus lugubris Carabid - Xestonotus lugubris Carabid - Xestonotus lugubris Harpaline - Xestonotus lugubris ground beetle - Xestonotus lugubris
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Anisodactylina
Genus Xestonotus
Species lugubris (Xestonotus lugubris)
Explanation of Names
Xestonotus lugubris (Dejean 1829)
Size
9.2-11.0 mm(1)
Identification
Pronotum is rather distinctive with widely projected anterior angles, well rounded posterior angles, and punctae across the base.
Range
e. NA (NS-ON-se.SD south to nw.NC-AR-KS)(2)
Habitat
covered places: deciduous forests, forest edges/clearings, adjacent fields and sand pits, usually in leaf litter or under stones; occasionally in beaver houses(1)