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Soft-winged Flower Beetle - Nodopus flavilabris - male

Soft-winged Flower Beetle - Nodopus flavilabris - Male
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
May 15, 2008
Size: 4mm

Moved from Malachius ulkei.

Soft-winged flower beetle from Groton, Mass.
This is Nodopus flavilabris (Say). See extensive comments on other image.

wow! sweet...
thanks, Adriean! new genus for the Guide.


male Malachius (Clanoptilus) --
must be M. (C.) ulkei Horn, the only eastern sp., accg. to AmerBeetles 2:290

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