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Species Amara apricaria

Ground beetle from Britsh Columbia 10.07.13 - Amara apricaria Amara apricaria Amara apricaria Ground Beetle - Amara apricaria Ground Beetle - Amara apricaria Amara apricaria Tribe Harpalini ? - Amara apricaria Amara - Amara apricaria
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 Bradytus)
Species apricaria (Amara apricaria)
Explanation of Names
Amara apricaria (Paykull 1790)
Size
6.5-9.0 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic; adventive but very widespread in NA (NF-AK south to VA-KS-CO-n.CA)(2)
Habitat
fields, gardens, parks, sand/gravel pits, moraines, meadows, roadsides, forest clearings, usually on more or less dry sandy soils(1)
Season
autumn breeder(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: QC before 1865(2)