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scientific name    Blethisa multipunctata aurata    

habitat
On soft soil among Carex vegetation and usually with mosses at the margins of lakes and ponds.

seasonality
Adults have been collected in May to July and in September.

identification
Denticulate hind angles of prothorax approximately right and metacoxae each with a single seta. Black with bronzy lustre, side margins often brighter: greenish, bluish or golden. Length 10.0 to 13.5 mm.

life history
Overwinters in the adult stage.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is found in the northeaastern United States and in most of Canada. In Alberta this species is found over the southern half, except in the drier prairie regions

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2270



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