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Small beetle - Paria opacicollis

Small beetle - Paria opacicollis
Brazos Bend State Park, Texas, USA
May 5, 2007
Size: ~5 mm
Found in or on(I can't remember)a rotting log.

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Small beetle - Paria opacicollis Small beetle - Paria opacicollis

Moved to Paria opacicollis Lec.
Moved from Eumolpinae.

Det. per Brian Raber who is working with Ed Riley on a long term beetle survey of Brazos Bend State Park. Mike

Thanks Mike
for sending it to an expert. I guess I'm pretty lucky that he's doing a study on the park I go to several times a year!

subfamily Eumolpinae is safe, of course!

Thanks for the ID, Boris and Brad.

Chrysomelid beetle, probably
Chrysomelid beetle, probably Paria (or something close).

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