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Species Galerita bicolor

False Bombardier Beetle? - Galerita bicolor False Bombardier Beetle - Galerita bicolor Galerita? - Galerita bicolor Galerita bicolor Galerita sp. - Galerita bicolor Galerita - Galerita bicolor Galerita bicolor NJ June - Galerita bicolor Galerita ?bicolor? - Galerita bicolor
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 Harpalitae
Tribe Galeritini
Genus Galerita (False Bombardier Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Progaleritina)
Species bicolor (Galerita bicolor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Galerita bicolor Drury 1773
Size
17.5-22.5 mm (1)
Identification
Can be separated from similar spp. based on shape of head and/or pronotum(2)(3)
heads of G. bicolor and G. janus:
Range
e US (TX-FL-MA-IA) (4),(1),(BG data)
Season
Mostly: Apr-Aug (Full: Apr-Dec) (BG data)
Feb-Dec in SC (3)
Works Cited
1.A monographic revision of the American Galeritini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Reichardt H. 1967. Arquivos de Zoologia 15(1-2): 1-176.
2.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
3.Ground Beetles and Wrinkled Bark Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2000. Clemson University.
4.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.