Species Details

Amara littoralis

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IdentificationLength varies from 6.2 - 9.3 mm. Antennae with darker outer segments, palpi dark. Compared to Amara impuncticollis prothorax has less rounded sides with straight basal half and front angles are narrow and less protruding. Elytra with fine striation and with flat intervals. Basal elytral pore-puncture similar to A. impuncticollis. Femora with blackish tinge. Male genitalia are used for identification which is highly pigmented, middle portion is stout and apical region is broad. Apical half portion of right paramere is straight (Lindroth, 1968).

Scientific Name Amara littoralis Habitat This species is found in areas with dry climate and rich vegetation. It mainly colonizes weedy habitats. It is abundant in areas colonized by humans (Lindroth, 1968). Identification
Length varies from 6.2 - 9.3 mm. Antennae with darker outer segments, palpi dark. Compared to Amara impuncticollis prothorax has less rounded sides with straight basal half and front angles are narrow and less…
Length varies from 6.2 - 9.3 mm. Antennae with darker outer segments, palpi dark. Compared to Amara impuncticollis prothorax has less rounded sides with straight basal half and front angles are narrow and less protruding. Elytra with fine striation and with flat intervals. Basal elytral pore-puncture similar to A. impuncticollis. Femora with blackish tinge. Male genitalia are used for identification which is highly pigmented, middle portion is stout and apical region is broad. Apical half portion of right paramere is straight (Lindroth, 1968).
Life History No information available. Conservation No specific information on its conservation available. Diet Info Omnivorous in habit (Levesque and Levesque, 1994). Range In Canada it is found at several places such as Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, North-West Territories and Yukon Territories (CBIF, 2010, Lindorth, 1968).

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"Species Details - Amara littoralis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-25654. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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Specimen Information

There are 286 specimens of this Species.

286 results plotted on map in 106 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM230651 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Cassidy Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1958-05-28

UASM230652 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Christina Lake Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1958-05-21

UASM230653 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Fernie Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1955-08-30

UASM230654 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Sidney Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1955-07-31

UASM230655 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Sidney Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1955-07-31

UASM230656 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Sidney Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1955-07-31

UASM230657 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Sidney Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1955-07-31

UASM333517 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lacombe Collected BySubramaniam, R. Date Collected2008-06-25

UASM333518 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lacombe Collected BySubramaniam, R. Date Collected2008-08-13

UASM333519 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lacombe Collected BySubramaniam, R. Date Collected2008-07-02

UASM333520 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lacombe Collected BySubramaniam, R. Date Collected2008-06-25

UASM333864 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dixonville Collected ByPyper, M. Date Collected2006/2007

UASM369323 - Amara littoralis

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedUnited States: Florida, Liberty county, Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve Collected ByKovarik, P. Date Collected1997-01-25/1997-02-08

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