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Ground Beetle (Dromius piceus)

Arthropoda > Insecta > Coleoptera > Adephaga > Carabidae

A medium-sized (6-7.5mm) species found throughout North America, usually under tree bark. Southern California records include Santa Cruz and Anacapa Islands.

1. California Beetle Project at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2. Bousquet Y (2012) Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico. ZooKeys 245: 1-1722. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.245.3416

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