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scientific name    Asaphidion yukonense    

habitat
Occurs on banks of running water, but prefers more or less clayish soil; also in leaf litter.

identification
Maxillary palp with short terminal segment, as in the genus Bembidion, large hemispherical eyes, and prothorax and elytra with pubescence. Black, very shiny, with brass or inpart greenish lustre, appendages not paler. Elytra punctate, interrupted by 3 smooth transverse bands. Whitish pubescence very short. Length 3.6-4.4 mm.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Moderately rare.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is found only in Alaska in United States and in western Canada. In Alberta the two specimens were collected in the central region in the mountains near the B.C. border.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2929



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