Notiophilus sp.

Ground Beetle

Notiophilus sp., Ground Beetle photo







Family: Carabidae

Subfamily: Carabinae

Length: 4-6 mm


Notiophilus Ground Beetles are small and black or brassy, with very large bulging eyes. Commonly on each elytron there is a wide interval between two of the striae.

These beetles may be found walking on open ground, in leaf litter, or in clumps of Broom Sedge.

Insects of West Virginia