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Shining Flower Beetle - Phalacrus

Shining Flower Beetle - Phalacrus
Medford, (~25 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
June 28, 2008
Size: ~1.9mm
I like the shine on this one. From the large scutellum and antenna inserted under frontal margin, I believe this is Phalacrus, a new genus for BugGuide, and possibly P. politus Melsheimer. Corrections welcome :)

came to UV light

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