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Photo#161411
Myrmosula rutilans - male

Myrmosula rutilans - Male
Ash Mountain, 2800' elev., Tulare County, California, USA
May 19, 1985
Size: ca. 5 mm.

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Myrmosula rutilans - male Myrmosula rutilans - male

Male unknown
Awesome, this is another species known only from the female!

Myrmosula parvula is the only species in this genus known from both sexes.

 
Marius Wasbauer cleaned me ou
Marius Wasbauer cleaned me out of most of my specimens back in the 80's. So I assume they're at the California Dept. of Food & Agriculture collection. This was one of those species where there was a standing order to get more! I only have the one pair left. I'm sure Dr. Don Burdick (my collecting buddy) also got them at Ash Mtn, so there should be specimens at the CSU,Fresno collection too.

 
If anyone wants to work on th
If anyone wants to work on this species I will try and run down what became of the material that Don, Jeff Halstead, and I collected in the 80's. It was never common, but I'm pretty certain we saw at least 6 females and about as many males.

Moved
Moved from Myrmosinae.

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