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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Harpalus rufipes - Strawberry Seed Beetle

Carabidae - Harpalus rufipes ground beetle - Harpalus rufipes Carpet beetle - Harpalus rufipes Harpalus pensylvanicus? - Harpalus rufipes Ground beetle - Harpalus rufipes Ground Beetles - Harpalus rufipes - male Harpalus rufipes Strawberry Seed Beetle (Harpalus rufipes) - Harpalus rufipes
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Harpalus
No Taxon (Subgenus Pseudoophonus)
No Taxon (rufipes group)
Species rufipes (Strawberry Seed Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Harpalus rufipes (DeGeer)
Orig. Comb: Carabus rufipes DeGeer, 1774
Identification
A distinctive Harpalus showing combination of pale legs, dense yellowish pubescence on elytra and base of pronotum, sinuate pronotum with sharp hind angles.
Range
Adventive in ne US, se Can. (1)
Print References
Hajek AE, Hannam JJ, Nielsen C, Bell AJ, Liebherr JK (2009) Erratum: Harpalus rufipes (Coleoptera: Carabidae) is not known from New York state. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102: 913.
Zhang J, Drummond F, Liebman M (1994) Spread of Harpalus rufipes DeGeer (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in eastern Canada and the United States. Entomology (Trends in Agriculture Sciences) 2: 67-71.
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.