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scientific name    Ctenicera limoniiformis    

habitat
Parklands (Brooks, 1960).

seasonality
Adult activity period in Alberta is unknown.

identification
Medium sized brownish-black species with conspicuous whitish setae and a narrow body outline. The sides of the pronotum are subparallel , the hind angles of the pronotum bear an indistinct carina and the apex of the hind angles when viewed from below are rounded. Length is between 9 and 10 mm.

life history
Larvae tentatively identified as this species live in soil and are regarded as minor crop pests.

conservation
Unknown.

range
Cypress Hills (Brooks, 1960); Brooks' (1960) record of this species from Calling Lake is referred to C. mendax (LeC.). In North America, from Alberta to "the Great Lakes" and south to "Dakota".

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3337



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