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scientific name    Bembidion erasum    

habitat
Occurs among moss, leaves, etc. in hilly and mountainous locales.

identification
Member of the erasum grooup (subgenus Linoepha). Shiny black, often with faint bronzy, bluish or greenish hue; all appendages black, except that the tibiae are sometimes dark piceous. Prothorax with sides straight or extemely faint and short sinuation before hind angles which are obtuse in outline but form a small denticle at tip. Elytra with outer striae lacking, only the 2-3 innnermost striae evident. Length 3.0 to 4.2 mm.

life history
Overwinters in the adult stage.

diet info
Both larvae and adults are predatory.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=4819



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