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scientific name    Ctenicera resplendens    

habitat
Boreomontane forest, prairie and parkland poplar groves.

seasonality
Adults have been collected between 19 May and 28 August.

identification
Medium sized (11-14 mm in length), iridescent click beetle with few setae. The entire body is iridescent in this species, but colour ranges from purple to blue to green.

life history
Larvae live in leaf litter and rotting wood.

conservation
Relatively common, but usually encountered as single specimens.

range
Forested regions of Alberta including Cypress Hills. Elsewhere, from Alaska to Newfoundland, south to Pennsylvania and California, as two indistinct subspecies.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1808



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