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Idaho Unknown - Calopus angustus

Idaho Unknown - Calopus angustus
Idaho, USA
Size: approx 15 mm
Anyone have a quick ID on this? Only info on tag is Idaho

Many thanks
I had never seen an Oedemerid before, so thanks to those that helped iron this on out.

Oedemeridae: Calopus angustatus
Phillip is correct, it is Calopus angustatus. We have a number of specimens from NH and ME that look just like this.

 
spelling
I noticed you're (and others) spelling; Calopus angustatus, I mostly see it Calopus angustus (nomina nearctica) - do you know which is correct? It will take me some time to dig up the LeConte reprints to verify.

 
Correct spelling.
According to American Beetles (Arnett et al.) it is Calopus angustus. Wish I could figure out how to erase my incorrect spelling.

 
erase
where it says edit your comment.

 
Edit function
The 'Edit comment' function disappears once the comment has been responded to, which makes sense.

?
My gut says something more along the lines of this.

 
link does not work
cant get that link to work, I may have shot my mouth off too soon, perhaps this is not even a bycid, I'm just completely unfamiliar with the look of this one....

 
try this ....
I'm thinking Oedemeridae like http://www.zin.ru/Animalia/Coleoptera/eng/calopus.htm or the even more Cerambycid looking http://www.hlasek.com/foto/calopus_serraticornis_6674.jpg

We have only the one sp. of Calopus; C. angustus LeConte 1851 and its known from British Columbia - http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/FIA/2005/FIA2005MR118b.pdf on page 78, so maybe ...

The only other thing that comes close (to me anyway) is Stenotrachelidae (=Cephaloidae) http://www.zin.ru/Animalia/Coleoptera/images/nemsemkm.jpg, but there are a couple of characters that just don't match.

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