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Ground beetle

Amara sp.

Description:

About 5-6 mm in length, colored as shown with bronze sheen.

Habitat:

Found on sidewalk adjacent to vacant lot with grass, weeds. Natural habitat nearby is shortgrass prairie with invasive weeds.

Notes:

These beetles overwinter as adults and are probably opportunistic feeders. Their major food is supposedly seeds.

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BugEric
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BugEric

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Feb 8, 2018
Submitted on Feb 11, 2018

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