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Photo#1458661
Chlaenius aestivus? - Chlaenius tricolor

Chlaenius aestivus? - Chlaenius tricolor
Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
June 29, 2014

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Chlaenius aestivus? - Chlaenius tricolor Chlaenius aestivus? - Chlaenius tricolor

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Moved, Chlaenius sp.
Moved from ID Request.

I don't think so
This is Chlaenius, but the pronotum is too short for aestivus. It looks more like tricolor or nemoralis to me.

 
Thanks, Curt!
I have a few more pictures. Is there a particular feature I should look at for a specific ID?

 
Other views might help
If there's a flat dorsal view of the antennae (not angled towards camera as they are here) that could help confirm whether it's aestivus or not. Tricolor and nemoralis are hard to tell apart unless you've got the beetle under a microscope, so it might not be IDable to species here.

 
Thanks! Uploading my best antennae pic.
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If Chlaenius nemoralis vs tricolor,
then I opine the latter based on pronotum too shiny and anteriorly not narrowed enough to be nemoralis.

 
Thanks, Pete!
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