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scientific name    Miscodera arctica    

habitat
Xerophilous, occurring on sandy moraine, with or without trees, and with thin vegetation.

seasonality
The species was collected in June and September.

identification
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.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
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.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2561



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