Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#1072352
Ampedus cordifer ? - Ampedus - female

Ampedus cordifer ? - Ampedus - Female
Enumclaw, King County, Washington, USA
May 24, 2015
Size: ~ 10 mm
Taken from Lindgren funnel trap. Believe this is an Ampedus cordifer? The coloration of the pronotal setae is different than the Ampedus varipilis I posted earlier(1) a rather yellow/gold color rather than black. Therefore was thinking this might be a A. cordifer, see comments on the A. varipilis(1). Confirmation/correction, and further placement would be appreciated.

Images of this individual: tag all
Ampedus cordifer ? - Ampedus - female Ampedus cordifer ? - Ampedus - female Ampedus cordifer ? - Ampedus - female

Moved
Moved from Click Beetles.

I've given up...
identifying cordifer-group species (esp. from the PNW) without examination of the actual specimen.
By the way, this is a female (not a male)--that's the ovipositor sticking out down there.
As a female, the body proportions may be off a little, adding to the difficulty in identification.

 
Thank you..
For your effects, I can fully understand, and appreciate it.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.