|scientific name Drasterius debilis |
Adults have been collected between mid April and mid August.
Small and shiny with wiry yellow setae. The tarsal claws lack setae and the frontoclypeal carina is complete. The pronotum bears a large black band on the disc, with the margins varying from black to yellowish-red. This species does not belong in Drasterius; it has been transferred to Agriotella Brown (Johnson, 2001), but this requires further study. Length 4-5 mm.
Adults have been collected from Pinus contorta duff.
Uncommon to locally common.
Boreomontane forests throughout Alberta. In North America, recorded from Alaska to Newfoundland, south in the east to Florida, and Montana and Washington in the west.
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