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scientific name    Cymindis unicolor    

habitat
Xerophilous, in treeless country, also above timber limit and on tundra (Lindroth 1969).

seasonality
Most specimens found in June and July, but also found as late as October.

identification
Small and slender with characteristic prothorax, pronouncedly cordate, strongly sinuate, and only slightly wider than head; sharp hind angles; dorsum piceous to almost black; base of elytra often dark rufous (no humeral spot, though); elytra punctuated on striae and intervals, with complete basal margin, apex obliquely truncate, not sinuate; The complete basal margin and non-sinuate apex of the elytra distinguish it from C. vaporariorum Linné . Only brachypterous specimens seen. (Lindroth 1969)

life history
No information available.

conservation
Relatively rare.

diet info
No information available.

range
Record from Jasper (Lindroth), and specimens mostly from Andrew Lake in Alberta.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=4739



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