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scientific name    Ampedus apicatus    

habitat
Boreal forest, parkland groves.

seasonality
Adults have been collected between 17 May and 19 July, with an isolated record from 1 October.

identification
Medium (9-12cm in length) sized black and red click beetle. The pronotum is black and the elytra are reddish orange with a somewhat heart-shaped black patch at the apex. The frontoclypeal carina is complete and the tarsi and tarsal claws are unmodified.

life history
Larvae live under bark of dead poplar logs.

conservation
Common.

range
Forested regions south to Lethbridge. In North America, transcontinental from Alaska to Newfoundland and south to California and Arizona in the west and Pennsylvania in the east.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1805



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