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Species Paranchus albipes

Paranchus albipes
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 Platynini
Genus Paranchus
Species albipes (Paranchus albipes)
Explanation of Names
Paranchus albipes (Fabricius 1794)
native to, and widespread in w. Palaearctic, adventive in NA (so.NF-NS-NB-ME)(1)(2)
open or slightly shaded loamy/sandy-loamy shores of streams or ponds/lakes, mostly near water edge(2)
earliest record in our area: NF before 1835(1)