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scientific name    Dyschirius dejeanii    

synonyms            Dyschirius integer

habitat
On moist, clayish soil, at margin of fresh water, on bare spots between vegetation; at saline ponds.

seasonality
This species has been collected from May to August and in October.

identification
Member of the integer group, with 3 dorsal punctures on elytra, the anterior adjacent to 3rd stria. Black, upper surface more or less metallic, antennae black or piceous with base paler, sometimes 2 segments, front legs black, the posterior from piceous to dark reddish, femora usually darker. Elytron with 3 subhumeral foveae and 2 preapical punctures. Length 2.7-4.2 mm.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

range
This species is found throughout most of United States and Canada. In Alberta this species is found in the southern three fifths.

notes
Dyschirius integer LeConte is a junior synonym.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=39870



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