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  California Beetle Project > Species Pages > Lebia guttula


Scientific name: Lebia guttula LeConte
    Order Coleoptera
    Superfamily Caraboidea
    Family Carabidae

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What it looks like: This species averages 4mm in length. Its head varies from pale to dark in color and has scattered punctures near the center. Lebia guttula has an orange pronotum, while both the legs and the antennae are completely pale yellow. The wing covers are a light yellow with black dots and longitudinal lines.

Where you'll find it: This species has been found in much of western North America.

Natural History: Nothing is known of this species' natural history.

This page was written by Beatriz Alvarez, a 2005 participant in the Quasars to Sea Stars teen program.

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