Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA June 1, 2006 Size: 3 mm
Taken from dung-baited pitfall along with four dung beetles (O. orphe*us). To me, the most remarkable thing about this small sap beetle is the striated elytra -- not too common among nitidulids. This leads me to speculate that it might belong in genus Steli*dota. Another feature worth noting is the narrowness of the antennal club.
Contributed by Jim McClarin on 4 June, 2006 - 9:21am Last updated 5 June, 2006 - 5:49pm
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