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Plegaderus nitidus - Plegaderus

Plegaderus nitidus - Plegaderus
Enumclaw, King County, Washington, USA
November 29, 2011
Size: ~1.5 mm
Yet another Plegaderus nitidus also from cord wood debris run through berlese trap. Tried to get better images than last one posted and this one is a larger specimen than the from before. Hope this helps, and more clarifies this id.

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Moved
Moved from Plegaderus nitidus.

not nitidus
P. nitidus is one of the easier species to determine because of its very fine pronotal punctures (median lobes anyway) and aciculate elytra; this is another species in another species group with round, coarser punctures, possibly P. molestus or another in that group.

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