Mt. Washington, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
June 30, 2007
Size: about 2.4 mm
Found in fairly fresh, sappy evergreen stump along with various sap-loving species. I was struck by the uniform punctation, lack of stria, and parallel-sided shape of this little guy. Maybe he was there to feed on any sap-feeding fl*y la*rvae.
This find was one of the many collateral benefits in my Forest Service-approved search for Py*tho str*ictus