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Dead Log Beetle - Pytho seidlitzi

Dead Log Beetle - Pytho seidlitzi
Boxborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 26, 2006
Size: 11.5mm
The pronotum looks squarer than the 2 Pythos species in the guide. Is this a different one?

Moved
Moved from Pytho.

Pytho seidlitzi
Based on an adult image sent to me by Dr. Darren Pollock, this would be P. seidlitzi, characterized by a subquadrate pronotum. So we've had the species on bugguide all this time, Tom. We just didn't know it :-)

 
That's great
Now we have it from 2 states. It'll be good if you can get your larvae to mature, then you can post more adult photos.

Interesting
I wonder if this is that extra-elusive third species?

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