Svelte Ground Beetle

Agonum affine

General Status Rank: 
Secure
Common Name: 
Svelte Ground Beetle
Scientific Name: 
Agonum affine
Taxonomy
Group: 
Beetle
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Coleoptera
Family: 
Carabidae
General Biology
Canada Known Subspecies Count: 
0
Habitat
(at the border of ponds and in swamps with dense vegetation), expected to be not uncommon in NT.
Distribution

Distribution

accounting for ~240,000 km2 area.
Score: 
G

Number of Occurrences

14 records known from 5 localities in NT: (Fort Smith, Fort Simpson, Fort McPherson, Inuvik, Norman Wells), At least 16 records known (from literature and databases), but likely more individuals collected at each locality. Based on ecology P - this assessment may be using different methods (NatureServe calculator) than the 2015 rank assessments (possibly done using the "Speed Ranking Method").
Score: 
BD
Threats

Intrinsic Vulnerability

Score: 
C
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Secure
Status Rank Description: 
in NT according to Bousquet, Y. Bouchard, P. Davies, AE, and Sikes, DS. 2013. Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. 2nd edition. Pensoft Series Faunistica No 109. 402pp
S Rank: 
S4S5
Decision Process Description: 
Ranked for NT in Feb 2010 as part of the Canada_wide ranks by Henri Goulet, Ph.D., Yves Bousquet, George Ball, Danny Shpeley, Chris Majka, Gregory Pohl, David Langor, and Reg Webster. Reference used LINDROTH, C. H. The Ground-Beetles (Carabidae, excl. Cicindelidae) of Canada and Alaska.; Reviewed in 2020 by Charlene Wood, modified from undetermined to secure based on additional information
Last Updated: 
July 24, 2020

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