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scientific name    Nebria gebleri    

habitat
Close to water along mountain streams, often quite small brooks, with stony, barren banks.

seasonality
Adults of this species have been collected in June to August.

identification
Member of the metallica group, characterized by: presence of a group of setae laterally at base of sternites 3-5, in addition to the 2 or more apical setae; elytra usually metallic, uneven intervals catenate, as a rule. Black, upper surface, especially the elytra, with violaceous, brassy or greenish lustre. Length 9.5 to 12.0 mm.

life history
Overwintering occurs in the larval stage, with numerous immature beetle seen in early August.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This subspecies is found in the northwestern United States and western Canada. In Alberta this subspecies is found in the Rocky Mountains and foothills.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=39391



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