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Macrohabitat: Lowlands, 132 – 493 meters altitude, in open deciduous and
mixed forests, and in grasslands, pastures, and wastelands. Microhabitat: Adults are grounddwelling
on exposed dry, sandy substrate with sparse vegetation (often associated with grasses).
Dispersal abilities: Brachypterous, hence flightless therefore vagility limited to walking or
running; moderate runners, moderate burrowers. Seasonal occurrence: Adults have been
found in March – December; In copula - July and September. Behavior: Adults are mostly diurnal,
predaceous, and take cover during the night in burrows they dig in the substrate. Adults
feed upon grasshopper eggs and adults. Adults overwinter in the substrate.


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Source: Western Hemisphere Caraboidea

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