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Species Acupalpus meridianus

Acupalpus meridianus
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Stenolophina
Genus Acupalpus
No Taxon (subgenus Acupalpus)
Species meridianus (Acupalpus meridianus)
Explanation of Names
Acupalpus meridianus (Linnaeus 1760)
3-4 mm
native to, and widespread in the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (QC, SK-BC-OR)(1)
earliest record in our area: WA 1931(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.