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Photo#638184
tiny one - Hyperaspis trifurcata - male

tiny one - Hyperaspis trifurcata - Male
Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
April 14, 2012
Size: barely 2 mm
This tiny guy was zooming around a cactus pad, nonstop.

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tiny one - Hyperaspis trifurcata - male tiny one - Hyperaspis trifurcata - male

Moved
Moved from Lady Beetles.

Hyperaspis trifurcata - male
They only seem to show up on cacti! Was there any cochineal around? - that's their favorite food.

This is a male - both sexes have pale pronotal margins, but only males have pale heads.