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Photo#153845
tiny one - Cryptopleurum minutum

tiny one - Cryptopleurum minutum
Medford, (~25 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
July 11, 2007
Size: ~1.8mm
I have no idea where to even start with this one.

came to UV light

so convex that this is a 2 image composite using Helicon Focus just to get something in focus.

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Moved
Moved from Cryptopleurum.

Moved - Thanks guys,
Moved from Beetles.

Embarrassing that I actually helped a little with the ID of that one, but didn't remember or notice the resemblance. Equally embarrassing that Jim got much better photos of his live walking around beetle with his modified photocopier lens, than I could get with a non-moving subject under a stereoscope. Jeff, sometime please share your technique and setup for your wonderful shots you've been posting with those of us more optically challenged.

Thanks,
Tim

I also think it is Cryptopleurum sp.
:-)

Hydrophilidae
Looks very similar to , but am not familiar with the group so cannot be sure.

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