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Species Agonum octopunctatum

green punctate carabid - Agonum octopunctatum Bright green carabid - Agonum octopunctatum A. octopunctatum - Agonum octopunctatum A. octopunctatum - Agonum octopunctatum Green Metallic Ground Beetle - Agonum octopunctatum Green beetle - Agonum octopunctatum Green beetle with nine dents - Agonum octopunctatum unknown carabid - Agonum octopunctatum
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 Platynini
Genus Agonum
No Taxon (Subgenus Olisares)
Species octopunctatum (Agonum octopunctatum)
Explanation of Names
Agonum octopunctatum (Fabricius 1798)
Size
~8 mm
Identification
green, with 8 dimples on the dorsal surface.
Range
e. NA (NS-se.MB to c.FL-e.TX)(1)
Remarks
our only member of the octopunctatum group(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.