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Photo#358677
small Harpalini - Philodes rectangulus

small Harpalini - Philodes rectangulus
Medford, (~25 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
July 6, 2009
Size: 3.1mm
I thought this was the very common Stenolophus ochropezus, but with the small size, perhaps it is rather a Bradycellus sp.? Suggestions welcome :)

came to UV light

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what a pleasure to move such additions -- thanks guys!
Moved from Acupalpus.

Acupalpus rectangulus
based on image recognition of an apparent "Acupalpus" that appears uniformly colored, relatively small (ABL < 3.2 mm), with at least 4 punctures along 3rd elytral interval and with pronotal lateral borders sinuate toward near-rectangular hind angles. Known in northeast to southeast quadrants. Thanks Tim for the accurate body length which certainly helped here.

Moved
Moved from Harpalini.

nice one, but...
...the ant.obsrtuct the all-important pronotum... which wouldn't be such a big deal but for the fact that i don't know the beetle :-]

it looks like...
something in the Stenolophina yes, but I that's about as far I can take it with these images (and w/o references in hand :)