Species Details

Amara pallipes

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IdentificationAdults are black, dull and narrow, 6.2 - 8 mm in length. Antennae are reddish-brown. Head is somewhat larger than Amara angustata. Prothorax characteristically wide about the middle with front angles more protruding than other species, usually straight sides in basal half, oblique outer basal fovea. Elytra long slightly rounded with pore puncture at the base and lighter reddish to dull black with greenish or bluish luster. Legs are dark reddish - brown. Male hind tibia internally have short hair outgrowth. Male genitalia internally bear a scaly sac like structure. Lateral lobes are hooked which are short and prominent (Lindroth, 1968).

Scientific Name Amara pallipes Habitat This species is usually found on open habitats. Meadows are preferred and generally abundant near water sources (Lindroth, 1968). Identification
Adults are black, dull and narrow, 6.2 - 8 mm in length. Antennae are reddish-brown. Head is somewhat larger than Amara angustata. Prothorax characteristically wide about the middle with front angles more protruding…
Adults are black, dull and narrow, 6.2 - 8 mm in length. Antennae are reddish-brown. Head is somewhat larger than Amara angustata. Prothorax characteristically wide about the middle with front angles more protruding than other species, usually straight sides in basal half, oblique outer basal fovea. Elytra long slightly rounded with pore puncture at the base and lighter reddish to dull black with greenish or bluish luster. Legs are dark reddish - brown. Male hind tibia internally have short hair outgrowth. Male genitalia internally bear a scaly sac like structure. Lateral lobes are hooked which are short and prominent (Lindroth, 1968).
Life History No specific information on biology of this species is available. Conservation Information not available. Diet Info Adults feed on seeds of mainly grasses such as P. pratensis (Lundgren, 2009) Range
This species has Transamerican distribution. In Canada, it is present in North-West Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Lindroth, 1954, Majka…
This species has Transamerican distribution. In Canada, it is present in North-West Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Lindroth, 1954, Majka et al., 2007, CBIF, 2010).

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"Species Details - Amara pallipes, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-20670. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Authorship

Name Kulkarni, S.
Role species page author
Date 2010

References

Specimen Information

There are 60 specimens of this Species.

60 results plotted on map in 21 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM67788 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Spring Creek Basin Date Collected1969-06-14

UASM67789 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Spring Creek Basin Date Collected1969-06-20

UASM70127 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, St. Albert Collected ByBall, G. E. & family Date Collected1957-06-29

UASM70128 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Athabasca Collected ByAllen, R. T.; Ball, G. E.; Whitehead, D. R. Date Collected1964-06-22

UASM70129 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Drumheller Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1955-06-07

UASM70130 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cypress Hills Provincial Park, Elkwater Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1955-06-15

UASM70131 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lesser Slave Lake Collected ByGooding, R.; Wilkie, M. Date Collected1970-07-30

UASM70132 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lesser Slave Lake Collected ByGooding, R.; Wilkie, M. Date Collected1970-07-30

UASM70133 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Calling Lake Date Collected1964-06-22

UASM70134 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Spring Creek Basin Date Collected1969-06-14

UASM70135 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Manyberries Collected ByBall, G. E.; Ball, K. E. Date Collected1978-06-17/1978-06-18

UASM70136 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cypress Hills Collected ByGooding, R.; Wilkie, M. Date Collected1970-05-27

UASM70137 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cypress Hills Collected ByGooding, R.; Wilkie, M. Date Collected1970-05-27

UASM70138 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cypress Hills Collected ByGooding, R.; Wilkie, M. Date Collected1970-05-27

UASM70139 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cypress Hills Collected ByGooding, R.; Wilkie, M. Date Collected1970-05-27

UASM70140 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cypress Hills Collected ByGooding, R.; Wilkie, M. Date Collected1970-05-27

UASM70141 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, George Lake Collected ByEntomology Department Date Collected1967-05-29

UASM70142 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cochrane Collected Byvan Nidek, C. Date Collected1981-06-25/1981-06-26

UASM70143 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cochrane Collected Byvan Nidek, C. Date Collected1981-06-25/1981-06-26

UASM70144 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cochrane Collected Byvan Nidek, C. Date Collected1981-06-25/1981-06-26

UASM70145 - Amara pallipes

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Brooks Collected ByBall, G. E.; Lister, R. Date Collected1971-06-09

Adult Seasonal Distribution