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scientific name    Drasterius debilis    

habitat
Boreomontane forests.

seasonality
Adults have been collected between mid April and mid August.

identification
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.

life history
Adults have been collected from Pinus contorta duff.

conservation
Uncommon to locally common.

range
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.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=5374



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