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Genus Acupalpus

furrowed pronotum carabid - Acupalpus indistinctus little red carabid - Acupalpus testaceus Ground beetle 10.06.15 - Acupalpus testaceus Carabid - Acupalpus testaceus Acupalpus testaceus Ground Beetles - Carabidae – Harpalinae – Harpalitae – Harpalini – Stenolophina  - Acupalpus Acupalpus pauperculus  - Acupalpus nanellus Acupalpus pauperculus
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 Harpalitae
Tribe Harpalini
Subtribe Stenolophina
Genus Acupalpus
Explanation of Names
Latin acu 'needle' + palpus 'feeler'(1)
Numbers
17 spp. (in 4 subgenera) in our area (2) (130 spp. in 9 subgenera total)
Range
worldwide; in our area, predominantly eastern (2)
Habitat
Hygrophilous, inhabiting pond margins, in dense vegetation (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.