Bembidion levettei levettei Casey, 1918

Bousquet, Yves, 2012, Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico, ZooKeys 245, pp. 1-1722: 357

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.245.3416

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scientific name

Bembidion levettei levettei Casey, 1918
status

 

Bembidion levettei levettei Casey, 1918 

Bembidion levettei  Casey, 1918: 9. Type locality: «Colorado» (original citation). Lectotype (♂), designated by Lindroth (1975: 114), in USNM [# 36793]. Etymology. The specific name was proposed for Dr. Gilbert M. Levette who worked as assistant for the Indiana Geological Survey in Indianapolis. Levette collected natural history specimens, particularly shells, beetles, reptiles and amphibians. His collection of Coleoptera  was purchased by Thomas Casey in 1890.

Distribution.

The range of this subspecies extends from central Washington to southwestern Alberta, south to northern New Mexico [see Maddison 1993: Fig. 272]. One specimen labeled “Cal.” is known (Maddison 1993: 191). Fossil remnants from a Plio-Pleistocene sequence have been unearthed in northwestern Greenland and Banks Island ( Böcher 1995: 23).

Records.

CAN: AB, BC USA: CO, ID, MT, NM, WA, WY

Note.

This species has long been known in the North American literature under the name Bembidion lit[t]orale  (Olivier).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Bembidion