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scientific name    Loricera pilicornis pilicornis    

habitat
Hygrophilous, usually at fresh, often standing water, on rich soil, more or less shaded.

seasonality
This species has been collected from May to October.

identification
Black, usually with pronounced, often greenish or bluish lustre, elytra commonly more or less rufinistic, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less pale. Prothorx with sides less, or not at all, sinuate posteriorly, hind angles obtuse or rounded. Elytra with three foveae on 4th interval (exceptionally with one on 7th interval of one elytron, but not both). Length 7.0-8.5 mm.

life history
Overwinters in the adult stage.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is found in norther United States, and across Canada. In Alberta this species is recorder from most of the province.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2503



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