Species Details

Loricera decempunctata

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SeasonalityThe only records are from June. IdentificationBlack, with faint bronze lustre, elytra sometimes dark piceous towards the sides and apex, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less piceous. Prothorx with sides strongly sinuate before the almost rectangular hind angles. Elytra with three foveae on 4th interval, and usually one to two on 7th interval. Length 6.7-8.1 mm.

Scientific Name Loricera decempunctata Habitat Occurs in the vicinity of fresh water, often found among grass and moss in open positions. Seasonality The only records are from June. Identification
Black, with faint bronze lustre, elytra sometimes dark piceous towards the sides and apex, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less piceous. Prothorx with sides strongly sinuate before the almost rectangular hind…
Black, with faint bronze lustre, elytra sometimes dark piceous towards the sides and apex, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less piceous. Prothorx with sides strongly sinuate before the almost rectangular hind angles. Elytra with three foveae on 4th interval, and usually one to two on 7th interval. Length 6.7-8.1 mm.
Life History Overwinters in the adult stage. Conservation Relatively rare. Diet Info Both larvae and adults are predatory. Range This species is found in Alaska and western United States, and in western Canada. In Alberta this species is only recorded from one locality southof Grande Pairie.

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"Loricera decempunctata, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2502. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Coleoptera Suborder Adephaga Superfamily Caraboidea Family Carabidae Subfamily Loricerinae Tribe Loricerini Genus Loricera Species Loricera decempunctata
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum