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Rove Beetle - Lathrobium debile

Rove Beetle - Lathrobium debile
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
April 13, 2005
Size: 1/4"

Lathrobium debile
This is in the subgenus Lathrolepta Casey.

Staphylinidae: Paederinae: Lathrobium sp.?
Could be a Lobrathium instead (obviously the genera are close). The picture is a bit too fuzzy.

Lathrobium debile
I was looking over Lathrobium today for my Insect Biodiversity class, and the students picked up several Lathrobium debile. Color and size is right for this species.

Lathrobium debile
Great!!! another one down to species. Thanks Donald.

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