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Beetle - Cybocephalus nipponicus

Beetle - Cybocephalus nipponicus
Block Island, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
May 29, 2016
Landed on arm. Quite possibly the smallest beetle I've ever seen.

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Cybocephalus nipponicus Endrödy-Young, male
Moved from Cybocephalus. ID'd from specimen, now a photo-voucher. Thanks Aaron.

Color pattern indicates male.

Moved, Cybocephalus sp.
Moved from Beetles.

while waiting for the beetle experts
check Cybocephalus (I don't know if other genera are similar)

 
you got it right

 
I was also considering something in Clambidae
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I forgot about those
I they look the same to my eyes :)

 
Thanks
I think you got it. There aren't many pictures of the family in the guide.

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