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Photo#1064627
Xestobium affine

Xestobium affine
Lantzville, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
May 8, 2015
Size: 5.0mm
Found flying in backyard on the first warm spring day of the year.

separated from X.abietis by size following the last couplet in the key from the following article

North American Xestobium (Anobiidae) with a New Species
Richard E. White
The Coleopterists Bulletin
Vol. 29, No. 2 (Jun., 1975), pp. 83-86

Length 4.8-6.0 mm CA-BC = affine
Length 5.9-8.0 mm Oregon to BC= abietis

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