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Pheropsophus africanus

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Pheropsophus africanus
Pheropsophus africanus
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P. africanus
Binomial name
Pheropsophus africanus
(Dejean, 1825)

Pheropsophus africanus is a species of ground beetles belonging to the family Carabidae.[1]

Description

Pheropsophus africanus can reach a length of 13–16 millimetres (0.51–0.63 in).[2] These beetles show bright reddish head, pronotum and legs and two yellow/orange spots and a slight yellow/orange band on the edge of dark brown elytra.

Distribution

This species is present in the subdesertic regions of Algeria, Egypt (Sinai), Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Yemen.[2][3]

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