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Photo#1536263
Scott's Valley A4 - Microplax albofasciata

Scott's Valley A4 - Microplax albofasciata
2mi S. Scott's Valley, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
June 11, 2018
Size: 3mm
Out during day.

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what a treat -- thanks for the addition!
terrific call, Ken; great pics, Dustin

one of my favorite bug families... rather nicely represented in open landscapes (steppes to deserts) of the defunct Soviet empire where they first drew my attention as a young insect collector back in the early 1970s

Moved from Oxycarenidae.

 
Thanks!
It's exciting to trigger a new page and that's definitely a new family for this fledgling bug guy. :)

Moved
Moved from True Bugs.

I think I found it. See this image and this article.

I've requested a second opinion from another editor. If he concurs, I'll make a new page.

 
Hah, nice! Drive all over the
Hah, nice! Drive all over the state to rustle up new bugs and it's the one that lands on your arm walking into your house. Thanks for the the ID leg work!

Wow!
Lygaeoidea I suspect. I'm not finding anything quite like it in the Guide, though. Hope somebody recognizes this beauty.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

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