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scientific name    Dyschirius interior    

habitat
Apparently confined to the borders of saline lakes.

seasonality
This species has been collected from May to August and in October.

identification
Member of the tridentatus group, with the raised margin of the elytron prolonged upon the base to the peduncle. Median clypeal tooth short and blunt, sometimes apparent only by the clearly bisinuate margin. Piceous to dark brown, usuallywith slight metallic hue, mouthparts and legs paler, reddish, antennae somewhat darkening towards tip. Elytron with 1 subhumeral fovea. Length 3.0-4.2 mm.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Moderately common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is found on the central plains of United States and Canada. In Alberta this species is found in the south near the Saskatchewan border.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2515



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