|scientific name Bembidion bifossulatum |
On clay near water; common at the margin of saline water.
Adults have been collected in May to July.
Member of the americanum group (subgenus Ochthedromus). Often greenish, blue, or almost black; legs usually darker, palpi and 1st antennal segment hardly paler. Somewhat dull, due to strong microreticulation which is granulate on outer elytra intervals. Prothorax with rounded sides and short sinuation before hind angle. Elytra with large, foveate dorsal punctures in the 3rd stria. Length 6.8 to 7.7 mm.
Overwinters in the adult stage.
Both larvae and adults are predatory.
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