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Photo#108301
Featherwinged Beetle - Ptenidium

Featherwinged Beetle - Ptenidium
Richmond Hill, York Region, Ontario, Canada
May 6, 2007
Size: 0.75 mm
I should have taken this photo against a darker background. That way, the hind wings would have shown up much better...

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This species belongs to the genus Ptenidium.

Very nice!
I've been finding ptillids in the flotsam I collected last month, two species at least so far.

 
Thanks :-)
These guys tend to stick to the surface film whenever they contact water, so I think they must be quite plentyful in flotsam. On that note,
how is the flotsam count turning out?

 
27 beetle families
I haven't bothered with a species or specimen count. I'm just shooting, shooting, shooting, adding to my horrific backlog of images to process and post.

I don't know...
still remarkably good. A great shot!

 
Thanks Brad!
Must have been a tough one for my camera.

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