BotW: Asaphidion yukonense

Asaphidion yukonense

Asaphidion yukonense

This lovely species occurs on damp soil in open areas around forests in northwestern North America, from Alberta to Alaska. Here’s what a typical habitat looks like:

Asaphidion yukonense habitat. Fairbanks, Alaska.

Asaphidion yukonense habitat. Fairbanks, Alaska.

This particular site is here, in Alaska. The soil is damp, with mosses, liverworts, and other small plants, and there is a bit of leaf litter. Bembidion grapii is common in the same habitat.  In the center of the following picture, a small Asaphidion are scampering on the soil, and under litter.

AsaphidionYukonenseInHabitat

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