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Species Bembidion obtusum

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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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Bembidiina
Genus Bembidion
No Taxon (Subgenus Phyla)
Species obtusum (Bembidion obtusum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
quite isolated within Bembidion and may not belong with the rest(1)
Explanation of Names
Bembidion obtusum Audinet-Serville 1821
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA and established in ne. US and adjacent Canada (introduced ca. 1956)(2)(3)
Habitat
open, often cultivated, ground(2); synanthropic(3)
Remarks
wing-dimorphic(2)
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny of Bembidion and related ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae: Bembidiini: Bembidiina)
Maddison D.R. 2012. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 63(3): 533-576.
2.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.The ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada...
C.G. Majka, Y. Bousquet, & S. Westby. 2007. Zootaxa 1590: 1–36.