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Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley) - Blatchleya gracilis - male

Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley) - Blatchleya gracilis - Male
nr. Great Smoky Mnts, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
May 13, 1996
Size: 3.1 mm
We don't have many Omethids yet so: Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley).
The antenna of the male are strange with seg 4 and 5 elaborate like a Collop*s.
Amer. Beetles says this is known from IN and OH, so this is a slight range extension.

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Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley) - Blatchleya gracilis - male Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley) - Blatchleya gracilis - male

sweet!
May I inquire as to how it was collected and in what type of habitat it was found?

Thanks for any info and thanks for posting it.

 
Sadly...
Sorry Jeff, I do not have any good notes on this. I was hand collecting from foliage, but no record of what plants.

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