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Beetle - Toramus pulchellus

Beetle - Toramus pulchellus
Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
April 5, 2007
Size: ~3mm

T. pulchellus
Thanks Boris, it matches up well with Jim's picture already in the guide.

pit on pronotal base
. . . is a feature not occuring in Atomaria. Compare Toramus (Languriidae).


Cryptophagidae: Atomaria sp.
This is a crypto in the neighborhood of Atomaria.

Thanks Joe
It looks like the others, except it isn't "hairy".

Yes, nothing "Hairy" about it.
I'll bet it's in a different family.

mycetophadid perhaps
mycetophadid perhaps