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Species Amara apricaria

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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 Zabrini (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
Genus Amara (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Bradytus)
No Taxon (fulva group)
Species apricaria (Amara apricaria)
Explanation of Names
Amara apricaria (Paykull 1790)
6.5-9.0 mm(1)
native to the Palaearctic; adventive but very widespread in NA (NF-AK south to VA-KS-CO-n.CA)(2)
fields, gardens, parks, sand/gravel pits, moraines, meadows, roadsides, forest clearings, usually on more or less dry sandy soils(1)
autumn breeder(1)
earliest record in our area: QC before 1865(2)