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Species Amara fulva

Amara fulva Amara fulva
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 Pterostichitae
Tribe Zabrini (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
Genus Amara (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Bradytus)
Species fulva (Amara fulva)
Explanation of Names
Amara fulva (O.F. Müller 1776)
Size
8.0-10.4 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe, adventive in NA (e. Canada: LB-NF-QC)(2)
Habitat
vacant fields, upper zone of sea beaches and river banks, usually on dry sandy soils(1)
Season
autumn breeder(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NF 1905(2)