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Species Dicaelus dilatatus

Notched Mouth Ground Beetle - Dicaelus dilatatus Beetle 2 - Dicaelus dilatatus Which Dicaelus? - Dicaelus dilatatus 26Jul2017.BF.P.coleo7 - Dicaelus dilatatus Dicaelus dilatatus Dicaelus dilatatus? - Dicaelus dilatatus Unknown Beetle; Pterostichus? - Dicaelus dilatatus Unknown Beetle; Pterostichus? - Dicaelus dilatatus
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 Licinini
Subtribe Dicaelina
Genus Dicaelus (Notched-mouth Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Paradicaelus)
No Taxon (furvus group)
Species dilatatus (Dicaelus dilatatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dicaelus dilatatus Say 1823
Numbers
2 sspp.(1)
Size
18-27 mm(2)
Identification
robust, dull black, elytra deeply striated, carina extends from humerus for about 1/3 length of the elytra; two pairs of lateral pronotal setae(2)
Range
e US: D. d. dilatatus ME-FL-TX, D. d. sinuatus w.PA-se.IA to TN-sw.NC(1)
Season
Mar-Nov in SC(3)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
3.Ground Beetles and Wrinkled Bark Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2000. Clemson University.