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scientific name    Patrobus longicornis    

habitat
Meadows in deciduos forests; cultivated ground with rich vegetation; near margin of water.

seasonality
Adults of this species have been collected from June to September.

identification
Largest member in the genus, at once separated from the other species by the impunctate deeply engraved anterior transverse impression which reaches the front angles of the prothorax. Piceous to almost black, very shiny, mouthparts paler, legs bright rufous or testaceous. Elytra slightly iridescent, microsculpture transverse. Length 9.2-14.8 mm.

life history
Overwinters in the larval stage.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is found in most of United States and Canada. In Alberta this species is found in the southern half.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2569



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