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Species Amara bifrons

Amara bifrons
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 Celia)
Species bifrons (Amara bifrons)
Explanation of Names
Amara bifrons (Gyllenhal 1810)
Size
5.2-7.2 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe, adventive in NA (NF-w.QC-MA)(2)
Habitat
sand/gravel pits, pastures, meadows, vacant lots, roadsides, usually on dry sandy soils(1)
Season
autumn breeder(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NS 1929(2)