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Coleoptera 15 - Cononotus bryanti

Coleoptera 15 - Cononotus bryanti
Blue Chute, Southwestern experimental garden array site, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
June 9, 2015
Pit trapped in meadow in Pinyon/juniper habitat NW of Flagstaff

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Coleoptera 15 - Cononotus bryanti Coleoptera 15 - Cononotus bryanti

thanks, Dan
Moved from Cononotus.

Cononotus bryanti Van Dyke
This looks to be Cononotus bryanti Van Dyke, in the enigmatic Cononotinae of (?) Pyrochroidae. GET (and preserve) LARVAE for me!

Cute beetle - imagine that!

thank you!
I'll look out for larvae, any tips to finding them?

very nice!
one of those groups that bounce between foster families

Moved from Beetles.

very neat
I'll see if I can get Aaron Smith to ID to species, thanks v!

i e-mailed Dan Young
but asking Aaron was a good idea, too
please remind him to sort out BG's asidines --and maybe other scary large teneb groups

I'll remind Aaron when I see him, he's been really busy this summer though so it might be a while till I get a hold of him

sure, avoid irritating the experts -- it's critical! thread gingerly.