Species Details

Pterostichus patruelis

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SeasonalityAdutls collected in May to July, September and October. IdentificationMember of the patruelis group, (subgenus Argutor). Pure black, rather dull, mouthparts,base of inner antennal segments and at least tibiae piceous. Prothorax with very slight and short sinuation of sides before hind angles, which are about right; latero-basal fovea usually surrounded by scattered puntures. Elytral striae virtually impunctate. Prosternum smooth. Length 6 to 8 mm.

Scientific Name Pterostichus patruelis Seasonality Adutls collected in May to July, September and October. Identification
Member of the patruelis group, (subgenus Argutor). Pure black, rather dull, mouthparts,base of inner antennal segments and at least tibiae piceous. Prothorax with very slight and short sinuation of sides before hind…
Member of the patruelis group, (subgenus Argutor). Pure black, rather dull, mouthparts,base of inner antennal segments and at least tibiae piceous. Prothorax with very slight and short sinuation of sides before hind angles, which are about right; latero-basal fovea usually surrounded by scattered puntures. Elytral striae virtually impunctate. Prosternum smooth. Length 6 to 8 mm.
Life History Overwinters in the adult stage. Conservation Relatively common. Diet Info Both larvae and adults are predatory. Range This species is recorded from northern United States and most of Canada. In Alberta this species is

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"Pterostichus patruelis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-5020. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Coleoptera Suborder Adephaga Superfamily Caraboidea Family Carabidae Subfamily Harpalinae Tribe Pterostichini Genus Pterostichus Species Pterostichus patruelis
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum