Species Details

Psydrus piceus

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SeasonalityThe only specimen was collected in May. IdentificationHead flat, coarsely punctate; prothorax with 2 lateral setae near anterior angle; 3rd intervalof elytron with 1-2 dorsal punctures. Piceous to almost black, appendages reddish brown. Length 5.5-6.2 mm.

Scientific Name Psydrus piceus Seasonality The only specimen was collected in May. Identification Head flat, coarsely punctate; prothorax with 2 lateral setae near anterior angle; 3rd intervalof elytron with 1-2 dorsal punctures. Piceous to almost black, appendages reddish brown. Length 5.5-6.2 mm. Life History No information available. Conservation Moderately rare. Diet Info Both larvae and adults are predatory. Range This species is found in northern and western United States, and in most of Canada. In Alberta the single record is from just northwest of Edmonton.

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"Psydrus piceus, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-2562. Accessed 06 May. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Coleoptera Suborder Adephaga Superfamily Caraboidea Family Carabidae Subfamily Trechinae Tribe Psydrini Genus Psydrus Species Psydrus piceus
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