Allocota bicolor

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Allocota bicolor
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Allocota bicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Carabidae
Genus: Allocota
Species: A. bicolor
Binomial name
Allocota bicolor
Shi & Liang, 2013[1]

Allocota bicolor is a species of ground beetle in the Lebiinae subfamily that can be found in such Asian countries as China, Laos, Thailand and Viet Nam.[2]


The species is reddish-blue coloured and is 7.5–8.7 millimetres (0.30–0.34 in) in length. Its head and pronotum is of orange red colour with yellowish brown mouthparts. Its palpomeres is of dark brown colour.[2]


  1. ^ Shi, Hongliang; Zhou, Hongzhang; Liang, Hongbin (2013). "Taxonomic synopsis of the subtribe Physoderina (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini), with species revisions of eight genera". ZooKeys. 284: 60–62. doi:10.3897/zookeys.284.3983. 
  2. ^ a b "Allocota bicolor Shi & Liang, 2013". Carabidae of the World. April 6, 2013. Retrieved May 9, 2013.