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scientific name    Bembidion levettei    

As in B. inaequale, but more regular at standing water, often less dependent on clay.

Adults of this species has been collected in May to September.

Member of the inaequale group (subgenus Bracteon). Similar to B. inaequale in color though usually with more sombre ground color (sometimes green); smooth parts of elytra purple or cupreous, as a rule; prothorax sometimes with darker disc; femora more or less reddish at base but tibiae hardly paler. Prothorax broader than in B. inaequale. It is best distinguished from this species on the sculpture of elytra; these are strongly transversely depressed behind the base and only intervals (2-) 3-5 are shiny in front of the depression; the mirror of the 7th (-8th) interval behind middle is never isolated but broadly connected with the similarly sculptured inner intervals. Length 5.4 to 6.3 mm.

life history
No information available.

Relatively common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

This species rages across the northern United States, and most of Canada. In Alberta this species is known from the central third, and the extreme north-east corner of the province.

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