Acupalpus brunnipes (Sturm, 1825)

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Acupalpus > Acupalpus brunnipes

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Acupalpus brunnipes
Acupalpus brunnipes

Description

Size: 3-3.5mm
Basic colour: Black or dark brown.
Pattern colour: Elytral suture slightly paler than rest of body.
Pronotoum: Very shiny. Widest in front of the middle, sides rounded throughout and hind angles hardly distinct. Foveae with scattered punctures.
Leg colour: Pale brown.
Confusion species: Acupalpus exiguus

Biology

Status: Scarce. Local in southern England.
Habitat: Moss and litter near water, usually near the coast.
Other notes: Elytra without dorsal puncture on the third interval.

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