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scientific name    Notiophilus simulator    

habitat
In mountains, usually near tree line, on open or slightly shaded ground; on sandy soil with moss.

seasonality
The few records are from August and September.

identification
Elytron with two preapical punctures; first elytral interval shiny; intervals smooth and shiny in basal half. Black, usually with faint broze lustre, 4 basal segments of antennae pale, at least beneath. Length 4.2 to 5.0 mm.

life history
None available.

conservation
Rare.

diet info
Both adults are larvae are predatory.

range
This species is found in western United States and Canada. In Alberta the three specimens were collected near Jasper.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2252



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