Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Species Clivina collaris

Clivina collaris Clivina  - Clivina collaris
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Scaritinae
Tribe Clivinini
Subtribe Clivinina
Genus Clivina
No Taxon (subgenus Clivina)
Species collaris (Clivina collaris)
Explanation of Names
Clivina collaris (Herbst 1784)
4.5‒5.5 mm(1)
adult habitus: live image(1) | specimen(2)
head and pronotum black; elytra brownish-red
native to Europe, adventive in NA (so.QC to sw. OH & CT; so. MB; BC‒WA)(3)
open places: cultivated and abandoned fields, gravel pits(4), sandy or muddy riverbanks; humus-rich soils and gardens; adults may be attracted to light
earliest record in our area: MA, before 1838(3)