Species Details

Leistus ferruginosus

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SeasonalityAdults have been collected in May, June and August. IdentificationMandibles broadly explanate; palps very slender; neck constricted behind the eyes; prothorax without seta at hind angles. Piceous to yellowish brown, elytra often with traces of iridescent lustre, all appendages paler. Prothorax strongly constricted towards base, with sides parallel or slightly divergent just before hind angles. Elytral striae deep and strongly punctured, third stria with three to four setigerous punctures. Length 7.8 to 9.3 mm.

Scientific Name Leistus ferruginosus Habitat On moderately moist, half-shaded ground, usually near running water. Seasonality Adults have been collected in May, June and August. Identification
Mandibles broadly explanate; palps very slender; neck constricted behind the eyes; prothorax without seta at hind angles. Piceous to yellowish brown, elytra often with traces of iridescent lustre, all appendages paler.…
Mandibles broadly explanate; palps very slender; neck constricted behind the eyes; prothorax without seta at hind angles. Piceous to yellowish brown, elytra often with traces of iridescent lustre, all appendages paler. Prothorax strongly constricted towards base, with sides parallel or slightly divergent just before hind angles. Elytral striae deep and strongly punctured, third stria with three to four setigerous punctures. Length 7.8 to 9.3 mm.
Life History No information on North American species. European species overwinter in the larval stage. Conservation Not common. Diet Info Both larvae and adults are predatory. Range This species is recorded from Alaska and northwestern United States and western Canada. In Alberta this species has been collected in the western regions along the mountains.

Citation

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"Species Details - Leistus ferruginosus, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-1599. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Authorship

Name Lindroth, Carl H.
Role species page author
Date 1961

References

Specimen Information

There are 90 specimens of this Species.

90 results plotted on map in 26 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

UASM1995 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1956-08-02

UASM1996 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1956-08-02

UASM1997 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1956-08-02

UASM1998 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1956-08-02

UASM1999 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1956-08-02

UASM2000 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1956-08-02

UASM8001 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1956-08-02

UASM8002 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Collected ByLarson, D. J. Date Collected1964-06-10

UASM8003 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Kananaskis Collected ByLarson, D. J. Date Collected1969-05-13

UASM8004 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Jasper National Park, Jasper Collected ByBall, G. E. Date Collected1969-08-02

UASM8005 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Kananaskis Collected ByLarson, D. J. Date Collected1969-05-28

UASM8006 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8007 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8008 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8009 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8010 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8011 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8012 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8013 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8014 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

UASM8015 - Leistus ferruginosus

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Hinton Collected BySpanton, T. G. Date Collected1990-05-29/1990-06-30

Adult Seasonal Distribution