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Harpalus anxius

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Carabidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Coleoptera
Subfamily  Harpalinae
Harpalus anxius
Similar  Harpalus tardus, Harpalus dimidiatus, Harpalus rubripes, Harpalus honestus, Harpalus latus

Harpalus anxius is a species of phytophagous and xerophilous ground beetle that is native to Palearctic (including Europe) and the Near East. In Europe, it is only absent in the following countries or islands: Andorra, the Azores, the Canary Islands, the Channel Islands, Crete, Cyclades, Cyprus, Dodecanese, the Faroe Islands, Franz Josef Land, Gibraltar, Iceland, Madeira, Malta, Monaco, the North Aegean islands, Norway, Novaya Zemlya, Portugal, San Marino, the Savage Islands, Sicily, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, and Vatican City. Its presence on the Balearic Islands and Sardinia is doubtful.

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Description

The species is 6.8–8.2 millimetres (0.27–0.32 in) long and is black coloured.

Distribution

In Ireland, it can be found in Meath and Kerry counties.

Habitat

Harpalus anxius prefers sandy heath and dunes.

References

Harpalus anxius Wikipedia


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