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Kateretid? - Heterhelus sericans

Kateretid? - Heterhelus sericans
Skagit River Valley - 20 miles above Marblemount, Skagit County, Washington, USA
June 20, 1967
Size: ~ 2 mm
Collected by C.D. Miller. Specimen held at WWUC. Suspect Kateretid, genus Kateretes? Confirmation/correction, and further placement would be appreciated.

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Moved tentatively
Moved from Beetles.

 
ID confirmed by Andrew Cline:
"Looks like you got it right to me; Heterhelus sericans. Did the specimen come from elderberry? They are very gregarious on it and are a bit like aerial plankton on any vegetation surrounding elderberry."

 
Thanks V-
and Andrew Cline as well. I'm doing some work for Western Washington University collection and this was among some I was working on. There was nothing on the labels that mentioned elderberry so I don't rightly know. Thanks for the help...

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