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scientific name    Dyschirius longulus    

habitat
Not riparian, on firm soil with some detritus and short, sparse vegetation.

seasonality
The single Alberta specimen was collected in May.

identification
Member of the integer group, with 3 dorsal punctures on elytra, the anterior adjacent to 3rd stria. Very similar to globulosus. Antennae infuscated from the 2nd segment. The legs are dark reddish or piceous, femora more or less darkened above. Length 2.5-3.0 mm.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Relatively rare.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is recorded from Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Dakota in United States, and in parts of Canada. In Alberta the single specimen record is from the southeastern region.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2528



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