|scientific name Blethisa multipunctata aurata |
On soft soil among Carex vegetation and usually with mosses at the margins of lakes and ponds.
Adults have been collected in May to July and in September.
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.
Overwinters in the adult stage.
Both larvae and adults are predatory.
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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