|scientific name Dicerca lugubris |
This species may be distinguished from other Alberta species of Dicerca by the lack of smooth areas on the elytra and pitted appearance of the elytral striae. The specimen examined, is different from most other Dicerca I have seen, it has a white scutellum. The usual scutellum colour is black.
Unknown, the species has been taken in association with jack pine (Bright 1987).
Primarily an eastern species following the boreal forest west into Alberta, and south in eastern North America to Iowa (Bright 1987, Nelson 1975).
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