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Species Lebia pulchella - Beautiful Banded Lebia

Pretty Carabid - Lebia pulchella Carabid - Lebia pulchella Lebia pulchella Dejean - Lebia pulchella Lebia pulchella Beautiful Banded? - Lebia pulchella Lebia pulchella? - Lebia pulchella Lebia pulchella Lebia pulchella
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 Lebiini
Subtribe Lebiina
Genus Lebia (Colorful Foliage Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Lebia)
Species pulchella (Beautiful Banded Lebia)
Explanation of Names
Lebia pulchella Dejean 1826
pulchella - Latin for 'beautiful' (1)
Identification
extremely variable in color and sculpture
Range
most of the US (except Pacif. Northwest) and adjacent Canada (2)
Remarks
the only member of pulchella group in our fauna (3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A revision of the genus Lebia Latreille in America North of México (Coleoptera, Carabidae)
Madge R.B. 1967. Quaest. Entomol. 3: 139-242.
3.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.