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scientific name    Notiophilus borealis    

habitat
Rather xerophilous, in open country with thin vegetation (moss, etc.).

seasonality
Adults of this species were collected in June, July and October.

identification
Elytron with a single preapical puncture; tibiae black or very dark piceous; apex of elytra with strong, isodiametric microsculpture. Colored similarly to N. aquaticus, (black with more or less pronounced metallic, brassy, lustre, segments 1-4 of antennae more or less pale, at least beneath, and tibiae entirely black), as a rule more vividly bronze. Length 4.7 to 5.7 mm.

life history
None available.

conservation
Relatively common.

diet info
Both adults are larvae are predatory.

range
This species is found in northeastern United States and across most of Canada. In Alberta this species is found in the central regions, and in the extreme northeast corner of the province.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2249



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