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scientific name    Conoderus auritus    

Dry mixed prairie (Brooks, 1960).

Adults have been collected from mid April to mid July.

A small species. The tarsal claws bear setae, and the 4th tarsal article bears a narrow ventral membranous lobe. The 1st antennal article is flat and triangular. The pronotum is yellowish-red with a pair of larteral dark bands of variable size. The elytra vary from black to yellowish-red with black markings. 4.5-6.5 mm.

life history
Larvae live in soil. In the United States, larvae are an agricultural pest with a one or two year life cycle.

Uncommon to rare.

Medicine Hat to Lethbridge. In North America, recorded from Alberta to Nova Scotia, south to Georgia and Missouri.

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