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scientific name    Bembidion bifossulatum    

habitat
On clay near water; common at the margin of saline water.

seasonality
Adults have been collected in May to July.

identification
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.

life history
Overwinters in the adult stage.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=4814



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