|scientific name Miscodera arctica |
Xerophilous, occurring on sandy moraine, with or without trees, and with thin vegetation.
The species was collected in June and September.
Body clearly pedunculate, with scutellum partly visible. Entire upper surface almost constantly metallic, very shiny (without microsculpture). Piceous or brown, upper surface usually with brassy reflection, antennae, mouthparts and legs reddish brown. Elytra with 4 small foveae on each side of the constricted base. Length 6.2-9.8 mm.
No information available.
Both larvae and adults are predatory.
This species is found in the northern United States and in most of Canada. In Alberta this species has been collected in the central region in the mountains near the B.C. border, and in the northern half near the Saskatchewan border.
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