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Ilybius 02 - Ilybius biguttulus - female

Ilybius 02 - Ilybius biguttulus - Female
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
September 5, 2007
Size: 10.5 mm

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Ilybius 02 - Ilybius biguttulus - female Ilybius 02 - Ilybius biguttulus - female

Moved from Ilybius.

At least 3 possibilities for
At least 3 possibilities for this one as there are many species in your area. Will need to look at characters such as microsculpture, apex of abdominal sternum 6, and punctation of the hind tibia.

Elytral microsculpture is a fairly evenly sized mesh. Hind tibia is impunctate except for a series of deep elongate punctures along outer margin and a handful of small punctures basally. Sternum 6 has a weak ridge from the edge to about halfway back. The margin of the segment continues almost to the ridge. I pulled genitalia and it looks the same as the one I posted for Ilybius 01.

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