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Species Onota angulicollis

Onota angulicollis (Reiche) - Onota angulicollis Onota angulicollis (Reiche) - Onota angulicollis Onota angulicollis (Reiche) - Onota angulicollis
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 Calleidina
Genus Onota
Species angulicollis (Onota angulicollis)
Other Common Names
Reiche's angle-necked carabid beetle (Erwin 2004)
Explanation of Names
Onota angulicollis Reiche 1842
One other sp. n. of Mexico, O. floridana - (1)
Size small: ABL = 5.42 to 6.42 mm, TW = 2.16 to 2.5 mm. (Erwin 2004)
ABL (apparent body length), measured from apex of labrum to apex of longer elytron;
TW, (total width).
southmost TX (Cameron Co.) to the Amazonia - Map (2)(3)
Resides in Sabal palm fronds. (1)
Life Cycle
Member of this genus are arboreal, or at least they are found off the ground. The Florida species runs on the leaves of the common Sabal palmetto. (Erwin 2004)
Print References
Erwin, T.L. 1991. Natural History of the Carabid Beetles at the BIOLAT Rio Manu, Pakitza, Peru. Revista Peruana de Entomologia, 33: 1-85.
Erwin, T.L. 2004. The Beetle Family Carabidae of Costa Rica: The Genera of the Cryptobatida Group of Subtribe Agrina, Tribe Lebiini, with new species and notes on their way of life (Insecta: Coleoptera). Zootaxa, 662, 1-54. Full PDF
Horn, G.H. 1882. Synopsis of the species of the tribe Lebiini. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 126-164.
Reiche, L. 1842. Coléoptèra de Colombie. Revue Zoologique, 307–314.