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Photo#109698
little longhorn - Ptinus bimaculatus

little longhorn - Ptinus bimaculatus
Medford, (~15 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
May 11, 2007
Size: ~4mm
little longhorn - new species for me - haven't had a chance to ID yet, but comments welcome

came to UV light

size corrected as approx 4mm vice previously stated as 6mm

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Moved
Moved from Spider Beetle.
Keyed using reference given on family page.

 
Thanks Boris!
Thanks Boris!

also, size now corrected

Moved
Moved from Longhorned Beetles.

anobiidae?
looks more like an Anobbid, possibly in the subfamily Ptininae.

 
I agree...
I agree...

 
thanks,
boy I sure mis-IDed that one. Thanks for the correction. I'll also have to re-check the size measurement, as the largest of the Ptinus I saw from Downie and Arnett topped out at 4.5mm. If any further shots would be useful, please let me know.