Agonum (Olisares) sp.

Ground Beetle


Agonum sp., Ground Beetle, West Virginia image

 

Family: Carabidae

Subfamily: Platyninae

Tribe: Platynini

 

This genus is closely related, and morphologically similar, to Platynus. There are 74 New World species (Ciegler, 2000).

The beetle shown here is in the subgenus Olisares, and in the melanarium species group.

Photo location: Hacker's Creek Road, Upshur County, West Virginia.



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