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Green-bordered Ground Beetle

Pasimachus viridans

Description:

Emerald beetle in my friend's hand. Two jewels in one hand.

Habitat:

Subtropical forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Green-bordered Ground Beetle
Pasimachus viridans Green-bordered Ground Beetle


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16 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you ulvalactuca77.

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

Wow, Luis! Truly awesome spotting!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Emily

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 7 years ago

So pretty!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Yes Karen Saxton, there are still many surprises to discover.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 7 years ago

Amazing. I see our continent still has a few surprises for me to discover :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Jolly, yes they are very similar.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Bhagya.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Nice find Luis. Looks very similar to a spotting of dandoucette which is red. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/106...

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

nice spotting....

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Lauren.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

What a beauty!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thank you Jakubko for your work IDing this Beetle.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Carabidae, Scaritinae, Pasimachus, and despite many photos with only a green border, and black on the inside, I found an all-green phenotype on BOLD, P. viridans.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Ha ha thanks Bayucca.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Is this a Carabidae?? I do not dare to search for "green beetle of Mexico", I always only got green volkswagen on my screen ;-)...

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 19, 2013
Submitted on Nov 10, 2013

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