Separating Bembidion inaequale from Bembidion levettei

David R. Maddison

B. inaequale differs from B. levettei in that the outer mirrors of elytra are in general isolated from the inner mirrors, whereas the outer and inner mirrors are always broadly connected in B. levettei. In addition, the anterior margin of the outer mirrors is posteriad of the anterior silver spots in B. inaequale, whereas they are in line with or in front of the anterior silver spots in B. levettei:

B. inaequale B. levettei

Eastern B. inaequale are very distinctive because of their narrow pronotum and lack of a midlateral pronotal seta.

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David R. Maddison
Oregon State University

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