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Species Lebia fuscata

Ground beetle - Lebia fuscata Lebia fuscata Beetle - Lebia fuscata Carabid - Lebia fuscata Carabidae ? - Lebia fuscata Beetle - Lebia fuscata Beetle - Lebia fuscata Beetle - Lebia fuscata
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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Lebiini
Subtribe Lebiina
Genus Lebia (Colorful Foliage Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Lebia)
No Taxon (fuscata group)
Species fuscata (Lebia fuscata)
Explanation of Names
Lebia fuscata Dejean 1825
Identification
most closely resembles L. ornata, from which can be distinguished by complete basal ridge and by the shape of the pale apical marking of the elytra (L. insulata & L. subrugosa have a similarly shaped pale apical spot but are allopatric to L. fuscata)(1)
Range
most of NA (NS-BC to FL-CA), but rare w. of the Great Plains(2)