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Ground Beetle - Zuphioides americanum

Ground Beetle - Zuphioides americanum
Pearl River County, Mississippi, USA
May 2, 2011
Size: 5mm
Taken in Lindgren trap near blacklight.Id appreciated.Helluomorphoides?

Moved from Zuphium.

Zuphium americanum
based on my microscopic examination of this specimen which is now a photo-voucher in the P.W.Messer collection. Thanks John for this new species addition to BugGuide. Image shows pronotal hind angles sufficiently strong/projected to be this species and not similar Z. mexicanum.

very nice
very cool looking ground beetle. Love the shape of the pronotum.

cool, man...
Moved from Ground Beetles.

Wow,thanks V,bet Peter will be glad to get this
one,hopefully a new species!

so i hope, too!

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