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Species Scaphinotus angusticollis

burgandy and black ground beetle - Scaphinotus angusticollis Scaphinotus angusticollis - female Scaphinotus Beetle and Hitchhikers, Burnaby Lake  - Scaphinotus angusticollis beetle - Scaphinotus angusticollis slug & snail hunter bioblitz beetle #3149 - Scaphinotus angusticollis Larch mountain ground beetle 1 - Scaphinotus angusticollis Scaphinotus sp.? - Scaphinotus angusticollis Unknown ground beetle - Scaphinotus angusticollis
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 Carabinae
Tribe Cychrini
Genus Scaphinotus
No Taxon (subgenus Stenocantharus)
Species angusticollis (Scaphinotus angusticollis)
Explanation of Names
Scaphinotus angusticollis (Mannerheim 1823)
16-24 mm(1)
Kodiak Is. to nw.CA and e.BC(2)
Internet References
species profile (Kulzer 1997)
Works Cited
1.Bugs of Washington and Oregon
John Acorn, Ian Sheldon. 2001. Lone Pine Publishing.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.