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Agonum afrum (Duftschmid 1812) non Herbst, 1784
a ground beetle
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order COLEOPTERA
  • Suborder ADEPHAGA
  • Superfamily CARABOIDEA
  • Family CARABIDAE
  • Subfamily Harpalinae
  • Genus Agonum

CARABIDAE
 An example of CARABIDAE
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CITATION
Anderson, R., Nash, R., O’Connor, J.P. 2005. Checklist of Irish Coleoptera. InvertebrateIreland Online, Ulster Museum , Belfast and National Museum of Ireland , Dublin
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=3689
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
RecordedRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
afrum currently a synonym of emarginatum
SYNONYMS
Agonum moestum sensu auct non (Duftschmid, 1812)
VALIDATING LITERATURE
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Lindroth, C.H, 1986, The Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Ent. Scand., 15:
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
Luff, M.L & Duff, A.G, 2004, Carabidae in: Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles. www.coleopterist.org.uk
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Mendel, H & Clarke, R.E, 1996, Provisional Atlas of the click beetles of (Coleoptera: Elateroidea) of Britain and Ireland, , Ipswich Borough Council Museums,
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
Agonum afrum is the species synonym of Agonum emarginaum in the sense applied by Duftschmid in 1812 and not in the sense applied by Herbst in 1784.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2005

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