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Species Omophron dentatum - Toothed Round Sand Beetle

Omophron dentatus - Omophron dentatum Omophron dentatum Round Sand Beetle - Omophron dentatum Round Sand Beetle - Omophron dentatum Omophron dentatum - male
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 Omophroninae
Tribe Omophronini
Genus Omophron (Round Sand Beetles)
Species dentatum (Toothed Round Sand Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Omophron dentatum LeConte 1852
Size
5-7 mm
Identification
Pronotum with an irregular transverse band, pale area on front weakly M-shaped


dorsal habitus photos: Erwin(1) | Brett (2006)
Range
California & Baja California(1)(2)
Print References
(3)
Works Cited
1.eAgra: Western Hemisphere Caraboidea
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
3.A revision of the genus Omophron (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of North America north of Mexico.
Benschoter, C.A. and Cook, E.F. 1956. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 49(5): 411-429.