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Ground beetle

Amara sp.


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


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


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

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

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

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