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Lake Gaston, Warren County, North Carolina, USA
April 19, 2015
I couldn't come up with anything on this one. Genus? species? Thanks, Paul

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Coleoptera Coleoptera

several genera have trimerous antennal club
Moved from Beetles.

my first thought was Leiodinae...
but the antennae are not right (unless it's just the angle). Pallodes also popped into my head but the shape is not right and the scutellum is too small.

Need to ponder more on this one...

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I was corresponding with M.j.Paulson about another issue and sent him the photos. Here are his comments: I would have thought leiodid too, but the antennae are atypical. Leafing through bugguide didn't help. Still, the best bet is leiodid, but I can't pin down what genus that would be. I asked Paul Skelley and he thought leiodid as well.
M.J. Paulson asked about the size which I can't remember exactly, but it was pretty small. Less than 5 mm.

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