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Photo#1340100
Paederinae? - Heterothops

Paederinae? - Heterothops
Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
February 15, 2017
Size: 2.5 mm

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Paederinae? - Heterothops Paederinae? - Heterothops Paederinae? - Heterothops Paederinae? - Heterothops Paederinae? - Heterothops

Moved
Moved from Rove Beetles.

This is a Heterothops, the th
This is a Heterothops, the thin last segment of the maxillary palpus is clearly visible in this photo.

Cheers,
Adam

 
Excellent!
Thank you Adam!

Quedius sp.
2,5 mm is extremely small for this genus: correct?

 
Thanks Liptaster!
I am not familiar with the genus, but I am certain of this specimen size.

 
probably Heterotops?
Habitus of this species is very Quedius-like, but if the size is correct it is something unknown or an atypical Heterotops. Genitalia and full use of the characteristics from the key is necessary to be sure.

 
The size is correct
This beetle was dead when I took the measurements. The stated size is not an approximation. However, I did not keep it and cannot take more photos to provide additional details. Sorry.

 
please collect
Please collect material, it looks like an interesting place on google earth. I can't promise to be able to identify al Staphylinidae, but at least a part.

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

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