Rahul Sharma

Anthia thoracica

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Carabidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Coleoptera
Subfamily  Anthiinae
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Anthia thoracica, the Two-spotted Ground Beetle, is a species of beetles of the family Carabidae.

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Description

Anthia thoracica can reach a length of about 47–53 millimetres (1.9–2.1 in). Body is black, with an ovate patch of yellowish setae on each lateral extension of the pronotum and a band of whitish reclinate setae on the lateral margins of elytra. Mandibles are strong and elongate in males. Pronotum has broad lateral flanges and elytra are ovate and smooth, with eight linear striae.

Distribution

This species can be found in Namibia, Tanzania and South Africa.

References

Anthia thoracica Wikipedia


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