Separating Bembidion zephyrum from Bembidion levettei

David R. Maddison

B. zephyrum differs from B. levettei in that the anterior mirrors of elytra connected to rest of mirrors only by fainter mirrors on interval 3:

B. zephyrum B. levettei
In B. zephyrum the lateral margin of the prothorax is more explanate, especially toward the prominent front angles:
B. zephyrum B. levettei
In B. zephyrum the Ventral Sclerite Patch of the male genitalia is usually without the distinctly angulate and sclerotized dorsal ridge of related species:

B. zephyrum B. levettei

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David R. Maddison
Oregon State University

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