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Beetle at 5000 feet in Alpine Garden on Mt. Washington, NH - Carabus chamissonis - female

Beetle at 5000 feet in Alpine Garden on Mt. Washington, NH - Carabus chamissonis - Female
Mt. Washington, New Hampshire, USA
June 14, 2013

Moved tentatively; excellent --thanks for the input, Todd
Moved from Carabus.

i suspect chamissonis; would be so cool...
Moved from ID Request.

 
I think you're right. Casey n
I think you're right. Casey named this population "washingtoni."

 
Please explain.
Please explain.

 
Casey felt that the populatio
Casey felt that the population on Mt. Washington was distinct enough that it should be named; I'm not sure if he named it Carabus washingtoni or C. chamissonis washingtoni. Anyway, washingtoni is now considered a synonym of C. chamissonis.

C. chamissonis is primary a northern species, I catch them about 4 hours north of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Not a common beetle.

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