|scientific name Notiophilus simulator |
In mountains, usually near tree line, on open or slightly shaded ground; on sandy soil with moss.
The few records are from August and September.
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.
Both adults are larvae are predatory.
This species is found in western United States and Canada. In Alberta the three specimens were collected near Jasper.
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