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Brachypsectra fulva

Brachypsectra fulva
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
July 6, 1998
Size: 5.4 mm
I thought a photo of adult would be nice. These come to UV light in the city on rare occasions: 15 specimens in 3000 nights of UV light trapping. June through August.

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Brachypsectra fulva Brachypsectra fulva

So,
it's really Texas & New Mexico Beetle ;-)

 
I suppose
Well, yes, but that doesn't flow off the tongue like "the Texas Beetle". Anyway, NM is a little, often forgotten, state compared to its giant neighbor. Occasionally people think we aren't really in the US at all.

 
I know!
I tell people I grew up there and they ask, "What part of Mexico did you live in?"

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