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Photo#595185
Ground beetle - Amara littoralis

Ground beetle - Amara littoralis
Edmundston, Madawaska County, New Brunswick, Canada
July 16, 2011
Size: 7,4mm
Could someone tells which species?

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Amara littoralis Mannerheim ?
I think there is a good chance that this is Amara littoralis Mannerheim. I can't see how many preapical setae there are on the elytra, but otherwise the appearance of this specimen is in good agreement with A. littoralis. The elytron has para-scutellar setae, the tibia is paler than the femur and the shape of the pronotum, the slightly acute posterior angle and position of the postero-lateral pronotal setigerous puncture are all consistent with this species, as is the slightly aeneous green colouration of the specimen.

Amara
Can you tell whether the spur on the front tibiae is trifid or not? See for an example. As in your other specimen, I can't decide from your image whether it is or not.

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