IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

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Biology

Macrohabitat: Lowlands to uplands, 60-1830 meters altitude, premontane moist forest, thorn scrub, oak-savannah, possibly in cultivated land. Microhabitat: Leaf litter in oak forest. Dispersal abilites: Macropterous, capable of flight. Seasonal occurrence: Adults have been found in May-November. Behavior: Often at lights at night. In Nicaragua, adults of this species prey upon the noctuid agriculture pest, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith). (Erwin, 1991 & 2001; Gidaspow, 1959; Larochelle & Lariviere, 2003; Maes, 1989; Data from NMNH, UASM collections)

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Source: Western Hemisphere Caraboidea

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