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Proteinus - Proteinus basalis

Proteinus - Proteinus basalis
Enumclaw, King County, Washington, USA
February 9, 2012
Size: ~1.75 mm
Collected in the same berlese trap sampling as the Proteinus submitted yesterday. This one however is slightly smaller in size, more elongated, and has burnt orange coloration on humerus. Possible male & female of same species?

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Moved from Proteinus.

looks like basalis in the Guide
Moved from Rove Beetles.

Probably P. basalis
according to Rodney J. Rood,


Thank you,
I forgot the Y...

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