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Tiny spotted beetle in coastal dunes - Collops crusoe

Tiny spotted beetle in coastal dunes - Collops crusoe
San Nicolas Island, Ventura County, California, USA
April 17, 2016
Size: .5 cm
Crawling on sand among dune plants, mainly Cakile

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Tiny spotted beetle in coastal dunes - Collops crusoe Tiny spotted beetle in coastal dunes - Collops crusoe

Moved, Collops crusoe looks good!
Nice find, can you crop a bit please?

Moved from ID Request.

 
cropped, duplicated
I added a cropped version (twice) and can't figure outhow to delete the duplicate.

Thanks for the ID. It was a very striking tiny beetle!

Collops crusoe?

Also from San Nicolas Island - would be the first photo of a live specimen if confirmed. Great find!

 
There very several around the
There very several around the area where I was working. I'm glad I paid attention!

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