Ardistomis alticola Darlington, 1936
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
- Published in
- Darlington, P.J. & Junior. West Indian Carabidae II: Itinerary of 1934; forests of Haiti; new species; and a new key to Colpodes. -. Psyche, 42 (4): 167-215. (1936).
- Ardistomis alticola
Macrohabitat: Uplands, 1524 meters altitude in lower montane wet forest.
Microhabitat: Adults are ground-dwelling on damp to wet substrate. Dispersal abilities:
Brachypterous, hence flightless therefore vagility limited to walking or running; slow runners;
strong burrowers. Seasonal occurrence: Adults have been found in September. Behavior:
Adults are nocturnal, predaceous, halobiont hygrophiles and take cover under mossy stones in
damp gullies during the day.
Distribution: Native, New World. Haiti.
Common name: High-living Pointed-mouth Beetle
Synonym: Ardistomis alticola Darlington, 1935:173
- Ardistomis alticola Darlington, 1936