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scientific name    Dyschirius tenuispinus    

habitat
No information available.

seasonality
This single specimen was collected in August.

identification
Member of the brevispinus group, easily distinguished from all other groups by he poorly developed apical spur of the pro-tibiae and presence of 2 dorsal punctures on the elytra. Dark piceous, elytra sometimes paler apically, mouthparts, antennae and legs entirely yellowish. Elytron with 3 subhumeral foveae and 2 subapical punctures. Length 3.7-4.0 mm.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Rare

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is recorded from Arizona and Colorado in United States and Alberta in Canada. In Alberta this species is known only from the one locality in the southern region.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2509



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