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Ophryastes? - Ophryastes

Ophryastes? - Ophryastes
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
October 1, 2016
Size: 6 mm
Collected by sweeping vegetation at Red Sands (15698 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79938). Coordinates:31.822564, -106.131559.
I suspect this is a male simply because another similar beetle caught at the same location was much larger (I am guessing the female)
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Moved, Ophryastes sp. (x2)
Moved from Beetles.

 
Thank you Blaine!
Is there any way to distinguish between male and female? This is the only reason why I posted two Ophryastes from the same location with significantly different sizes...

 
I have many photos of mating Ophryastes
where the male is a third of the size of his girl

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