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Eleodes - Eleodes leechi

Eleodes - Eleodes leechi
Grand Canyon Nat'l Park, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
June 7, 2015

Moved tentatively based on the comment below...

Looks a lot like E.granosus to me...
But that species hasn't been recorded from AZ it seems, so I'm not 100% sure.

after consulting Johnson's key to Pseudeleodes
I think this may be E. leechi Tanner. The last couplet of the key splits leechi and ganosus based upon pronotal punctation:
- very rugose = leechi (four corners region)
- heavily punctate = granosus (CA,ID,NV,OR)
I haven't anything to compare with and the one image I can find of leechi doesn't look significantly different from granosus.
Still based upon geographic range, I'd go with leechi if forced into a decision.

There are several images here:
Here. This specimen does look a lot like leechi, will create a page momentarily!

The pronotum on this specimen is very rugose, can't really see it all that well from the normal view, but looking at the image full size you can definitely see how the pronotum is different looking than that of E.granosus.

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