Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#1225814
Black Beetle - Thaumaglossa americana

Black Beetle - Thaumaglossa americana
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
May 19, 2016
Size: ~3mm
Don't recall having seen this one, with "Flying Nun" antennae.
UPDATE: Collected specimen, if needed (#50-1225814)

Images of this individual: tag all
Black Beetle - Thaumaglossa americana Black Beetle - Thaumaglossa americana

=!!!=

Thaumaglossa americana (Jayne)
Det. Andreas Herrmann, 2016

Moved tent. to Thaumaglossa
must be it! neat one! Even if the genus is correct, wouldn't move to the species currently on BG without confirmation

Moved from Carpet Beetles.

 
Mike Quinn ...
said it's "almost surely Thaumaglossa americana. I'm sending sppm. to Ed Riley at TAMU for confirmation. Thanks for birddogging it.
Z

Moved, another weird Dermestid...will snoop around
Moved from Beetles.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.