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Nice Mordellid  - Mordellistena liturata

Nice Mordellid - Mordellistena liturata
March, Dallas County, Missouri, USA
June 22, 2013
Size: ~ 3 mm
Ex. from a Lindgren funnel trap by Jerry Wilson. Possible F. pubescens? Confirmation and ID would be appreciated....

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favor M. liturata
based on the coloration seen on this individual. Both M. liturata and F. pubescens have the same ridge count (nice image!), but F. pubescens is typically much darker. And there's always M. masoni (same color, same ridges), but I don't see the required "spots" in between the bands.

Moved tentatively

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