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Anthia venator

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Carabidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Subfamily  Anthiinae
Genus  Anthia
Order  Beetle
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Anthia venator is a beetle of the Family Carabidae.

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Description

Anthia venator can reach a length of 40–47 millimetres (1.6–1.9 in). These beetles are the biggest carabids of North Africa. They spend daylight hours hidden in burrows at the base of the bushes. Usually they hant various insects at sunset.

Distribution and habitat

This species is widespread in North Africa, in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Syria and Tunisia. These ground beetles prefer sandy habitats.

References

Anthia venator Wikipedia


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