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scientific name    Thanatophilus lapponicus    

In Alberta this is the only silphine with distinct tubercles between the elytral costae.

This Holarctic species occupies the entire northern and western parts of the continent except for the arctic islands. In Alberta it occurs over the entire province.

Meaning of name: "pertaining to Lapland." It refers to the source of the original specimen(s), Lapland.

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