Apenes lucidula

Ground Beetle

Apenes lucidula, Ground Beetle, West Virginia photo

Family: Carabidae

Subfamily: Harpalinae

Tribe: Lebiini

Length: 10 - 11 mm


Beetles in genus Apenes have light-colored shoulder markings. It is a New World genus containing 75 species, most of them Neotropical.

The map below shows in blue-green the states and provinces with records of Apenes lucidula.

Photo data: 6 August 2012. On foliage below lights. Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.

Apenes lucidula, Ground Beetle photo, Subfamily Harpalinae

Range map for Apenes lucidula