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Acmaeodera ornata (Fabricius) - Acmaeodera ornata

Acmaeodera ornata (Fabricius) - Acmaeodera ornata
4 mi E. Midway, Madison County, Texas, USA
April 20, 2014
Det. S. G. Wellso, 2015

coll'ed by T. R. Clifton

spmn in the SGWC

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Acmaeodera ornata (Fabricius) - Acmaeodera ornata Acmaeodera ornata (Fabricius) - Acmaeodera ornata

Identity
I am not going to argue with Stan's ID, as he had the advantage of working with the actual specimen. I see characters of both species. What is needed is a series of specimens from this and other localities in eastern Texas. The species limits of A. ornata and A. ornatoides are ill-defined, notably in this region, too much so to be confidently identified from a single specimen there. Barr himself did not designate as paratypes a number of specimens, even some well within the area where he had paratypical specimens.

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