Pedunculate Ground Beetle
|Geographical Range||North America|
|Habitat||Forests, scrublands, grasslands|
|Scientific Name||Pasimachus sp.|
|Conservation Status||Not listed by IUCN|
This beetle is a friend to farmers and gardeners. It feeds on insect pests that plague crops and bedding plants, including cutworms and caterpillars. Pedunculate ground beetles live in a variety of habitats, from prairies to forests to dry scrubland.