Galerita sp. Galerita sp.    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Carabidae   >   Genus Galerita   

Status:

Galerita bicolor and Galerita janus are widespread in the eastern U.S., but are difficult to distinguish.

Description:

Distinguish between G. bicolor and G. janus by fine details of head shape. Good close-up photos of the head seem to be required.

There are 13 records in the project database.

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A False Bombardier Beetle (Galerita sp.) in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/19/2012). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A Galerita species in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/19/2019). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Galerita species in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/23/2015). Photo by George Harley. (MBP list)

A Galerita species in Carroll Co., Maryland (4/19/2018). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Galerita species in Howard Co., Maryland (12/31/2010). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Galerita species in Charles Co., Maryland (6/16/2020). (c) Carrie Seltzer, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Carrie Seltzer via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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