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Beetle - Scirtes orbiculatus

Beetle - Scirtes orbiculatus
Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
June 19, 2005
Size: ~ 3 mm
Not sure. Thought it might be flea beetle, based on the huge hind femora but now I'm not sure.

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Beetle - Scirtes orbiculatus Beetle - Scirtes orbiculatus

Moved from Scirtes.

Can't remember the genus, but Scirtes (and maybe another one) have enlarged hind femora and hop quite nicely.

Yes I think you're right.
I'll try and key it out when I get a chance. Thanks!

Scirtes orbiculatus
Has oblong reddish spot on elytra with sides of pronotum yellowish. The other species in the area has the elytra all black.

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