Relatively small in size compared to L.m. decipiens; generally darker in dorsal colour pattern compared to L.m. decipiens- the pale elytral spots are more "highlighted" with black.
The eastern subspecies- ranges east of the Great Plains (1); western limits are in Manitoba (where it intergrades with L.m. decipiens) (1) south to Texas (where it co-occurs with L.m. shermani and L.m. decipiens) (1).
Contributed by Tim Loh on 19 October, 2009 - 2:03am Last updated 19 October, 2009 - 3:06am
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