Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Ground Beetle - Elaphropus

Ground Beetle - Elaphropus
Saratoga County, New York, USA
April 3, 2010
Size: ~ 4 mm
In last year's vegetable garden, along with. ID help appreciated.

Moved from Bembidiini.

Moved from Beetles.

probably Elaphropus sp. Peter Masser can get you closer!

Thanks, Blaine.
All those Elaphorus species look the same to me, and your four-spotted Bembidion quadrimaculatum ID looks spot-on.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.