Bembidion humerale Sturm, 1825

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Bembidion > Bembidion > Bembidion humerale

Common name: 

Thorne Pin-palp

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Bembidion humerale

Description

Size: 2.7-3.4mm
Basic colour: Shining black
Pattern colour: Pale spot behind shoulders on each elytron.
Pronotoum: As wide as long.
Leg colour: Appendages black; tibiae pale, except at base.

UK Priority Species data collation Bembidion humerale

Biology

Status: Probably a relict population which has increased in numbers. Known only from Hatfield and Thorne Moors in Yorkshire. Sometimes abundant.
RDB Category: Endangered
UKBAP Species: Yes
Habitat: Moist, partly bare peat in lowland bogs.
Other notes: Frontal furrows single, hardly converging anteriorly. Elytra with seven punctured striae which are absent in apical third.

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