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Species Loricera pilicornis

Ground Beetle - Loricera pilicornis bristly-antennaed carabid - Loricera pilicornis bristly-antennaed carabid - Loricera pilicornis Bembidion? - Loricera pilicornis Ground Beetle - Loricera pilicornis Loricera pilicornis Fairly sure this is a loricera species - Loricera pilicornis Eyebrow beetle - Loricera pilicornis
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 Loricerinae
Tribe Loricerini
Genus Loricera
Species pilicornis (Loricera pilicornis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Loricera semipunctata Eschscholtz 1833
Loricera calfornica LeConte 1863
Loricera neoscotica LeConte 1863
Loricera uteana Casey 1920
Loricera pilicornis sierrae Van Dyke 1925
Explanation of Names
Loricera pilicornis (Fabricius 1775)
pilicornis = 'hairy antenna'
Numbers
Besides the nominate subspecies, the holarctic subspecies L. p. congesta Mannerheim is known from AK(1)
Size
7.0-8.5 mm
Identification
Black, usually with pronounced, often greenish or bluish lustre, elytra commonly more or less rufinistic, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less pale. Prothorax with sides less, or not at all, sinuate posteriorly, hind angles obtuse or rounded. Elytra with three foveae on 4th interval (exceptionally with one on 7th interval of one elytron, but not both).
Range
holarctic; transcontinental in NA (AK-NF south to CA-n.NM-NE-WV)(2)
Habitat
Hygrophilous, usually at fresh, often standing water, on rich soil, more or less shaded.
Life Cycle
Overwinters as adults
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of the Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Trachypachidae, Rhysodidae, Carabidae including Cicindelini) of America north of Mexico
Y. Bousquet and A. Larochelle. 1993. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 125: 1-397.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.