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Species Pterostichus melanarius

Pterostichus sp. - Pterostichus melanarius Carabidae - Agonum? - Pterostichus melanarius Unknown Pterostichus - Pterostichus melanarius Ground Beetle 100914 - Pterostichus melanarius Pterostichus melanarius? - Pterostichus melanarius Woodland Ground - Pterostichus melanarius Pterostichus melanarius under Solanum triflorum mat - Pterostichus melanarius Unknown Beetle - Pterostichus melanarius - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribe Pterostichitae
Tribe Pterostichini (Woodland Ground Beetles)
Genus Pterostichus
No Taxon (Subgenus Morphnosoma)
Species melanarius (Pterostichus melanarius)
Explanation of Names
Pterostichus melanarius (Illiger 1798)
Introduced from Europe and is rapidly spreading. The long winged form is rare in Europe but is predominating in most places in North America. Hibernation occurs mainly in the larval stage.