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scientific name    Ctenicera glauca    

habitat
Prairies

seasonality
Adults have been collected from 27 June to 10 August.

identification
Small, robust, black species with brownish-black elytra and legs. The posterolateral angles of the abdominal sterna bear a tuft of somewhat scale-like setae. The antennal articles are densely punctured and relatively dull. Length is between 7 and 9 mm.

life history
Larvae live in soil and are an agricultural pest. Duration of the larval stage is about three years.

conservation
Common.

range
Grasslands from Waterton to Medicine Hat. In North America, recorded from British Columbia to Saskatchewan, south to California and New Mexico.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3333



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