Ground Beetle - Dromius piceus | SocalFauna.net

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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.

References:
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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