Bembidion semenoviDavid R. Maddison
As this species is known from only one specimen, its characteristics are not well understood. The single specimen is large (standardized body length = 6.1 mm), convex, and shiny. The third elytral interval is narrow, with small silver spots. The appendages are pale rufous or rufotestaceous. The pronotum lacks a long basilateral carina, and is without midlateral seta. The third protarsomere of this male has an unusual lateral projection.
Difficult to distinguish from some specimens of B. argenteolum. Shinier, with narrower interval 3, and smaller silver spots. Appendages paler than B. argenteolum, with antennomere 1 entirely rufotestaceous. Protarsomere 3 of male with lateral projection. Male genitalia of the holotype is identical in all studied aspects to that of B. argenteolum specimens.
- Bembidion semenovi Lindroth 1965. Holotype male in Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg.
David R. Maddison
Oregon State University
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