Bembidion litoraleDavid R. Maddison
Distinct mirrors on intervals 2 through 7, outer mirrors broadly connected or isolated from inner mirrors. Pronotum basally constricted, somewhat convex, lacking basilateral carina, midlateral setae present or absent; male protarsomere with narrow adhesive setae on the ventral surface.
Aedeagus stout, with dorsally bent ventral margin of the ostial cavity. Ventral Sclerite Patch large, with unscaled (but occasionally striated) dorsal ridge. Ostial microtrichial patch dense and narrow.
Most similar to B. conicolle. B. litorale has a more convex prothorax with more rounded sides (that is, much more basally constricted) than does B. conicolle. For further details about differences, see the description under B. conicolle. It is possible that B. conicolle and B. litorale are synonyms; see Maddison (1993) for more details.
A Palearctic species, found from the British Isles and Spain, south to Greece, north to Finland, and east across Asia to the Lena River.
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David R. Maddison
Oregon State University
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