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Species Amara rubrica

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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 Pterostichitae
Tribe Zabrini (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
Genus Amara (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Celia)
Species rubrica (Amara rubrica)
Explanation of Names
Amara rubrica Haldeman 1843
Size
5.2-7.3 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS–SC-ne.TX to sw.ND-CO)(2)
Habitat
fields, meadows, sand and gravel pits, usually on dry sandy soils; regularly found on Solidago flowers(1)