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Harpalus affinis - Harpalus affinis

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Species Description

Common and widespread throughout the UK. Habitat includes: Dry, bare places such as gardens, parks, allotments, churchyards, arable fields, wasteland etc. Length: 8.5 - 12 mm. Life story: Adults are active during the day. Diet: Larvae feed on small soil invertebrates, Adults feed on seeds such as grasses, umbellifers and members of the Asteracea family.

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