Species Details

Loricera pilicornis pilicornis

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SeasonalityThis species has been collected from May to October. IdentificationBlack, usually with pronounced, often greenish or bluish lustre, elytra commonly more or less rufinistic, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less pale. Prothorx with sides less, or not at all, sinuate posteriorly, hind angles obtuse or rounded. Elytra with three foveae on 4th interval (exceptionally with one on 7th interval of one elytron, but not both). Length 7.0-8.5 mm.

Scientific Name Loricera pilicornis pilicornis Habitat Hygrophilous, usually at fresh, often standing water, on rich soil, more or less shaded. Seasonality This species has been collected from May to October. Identification
Black, usually with pronounced, often greenish or bluish lustre, elytra commonly more or less rufinistic, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less pale. Prothorx with sides less, or not at all, sinuate posteriorly,…
Black, usually with pronounced, often greenish or bluish lustre, elytra commonly more or less rufinistic, tibiae, mandibles and palpi more or less pale. Prothorx with sides less, or not at all, sinuate posteriorly, hind angles obtuse or rounded. Elytra with three foveae on 4th interval (exceptionally with one on 7th interval of one elytron, but not both). Length 7.0-8.5 mm.
Life History Overwinters in the adult stage. Conservation Common. Diet Info Both larvae and adults are predatory. Range This species is found in norther United States, and across Canada. In Alberta this species is recorder from most of the province.

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"Loricera pilicornis pilicornis, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2503. Accessed 19 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 pilicornis pilicornis
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