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rove #25 - knot-neck - Stenistoderus rubripennis

rove #25 - knot-neck - Stenistoderus rubripennis
Medford, (~25 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
May 30, 2011
Size: 6.4mm
this one surely have a stange neck / head shape. something in Medonina?

came to UV light

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Correct V, this is Stenistode
Correct V, this is Stenistoderus rubripennis, a species with affinities to sandy, low areas usually near water. As shown here, readily comes to blacklight.

Cheers,
Adam

 
excellent -- another genus for the guide; thanks, guys.

Moved tentatively: the strigose head apparently diagnostic
Adam will set me straight...

Moved from Xantholinini.

very cool, Tim.
Moved from Rove Beetles.