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elaterid 2 - Oestodes tenuicollis - male - female

elaterid 2 - Oestodes tenuicollis - Male Female
Mississauga, Peel Region, Ontario, Canada
July 20, 2016
more Oestodes tenuicollis? Is the female the darker specimen? Thanks in advance!

Moved, Oestodes tenuicollis
Moved from ID Request.

 
Thanks once again for the ID help
Blaine- is the darker specimen the female?

 
the one on the right is the female
(more robust pronotum, less serrate antennae); color variation in this species is not sexual dimorphism

 
I appreciate you taking the time
to answer my question- thanks Blaine!

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