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scientific name    Cymindis unicolor    

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

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

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)

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Relatively rare.

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

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