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scientific name    Bembidion confusum    

habitat
On bare, clay-mixed sand near water, both rivers and lakes.

seasonality
Adults have been collected in June.

identification
Member of the coxendix group (subgenus Odontium). Distinguished on color alone: elytra with rufous ground-color, against which the bright green striae are strongly contrasting; three basal segments of antennae and legs (except tip of tarsi) entirely testaceous. Prothorax with sides less rounded and base broader than in coxendix, latero-basal carinula stronger, anterior lateral seta constantly present. Punctures of elytral striae fine. Length 4.5 to 6.7 mm.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Relatively rare.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=4812



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