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Photo#1619905
Staphylinidae?? - Clypastraea lunata

Staphylinidae?? - Clypastraea lunata
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
December 14, 2018
Size: 2 mm
Head is tucked into pronotum
Antennae appears to be comprised of 4 antennomeres and 3 enlarged segments (clubbed or capitate)
6 ventrites
3-3-3 tarsi

Staphylinidae?

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Staphylinidae?? - Clypastraea lunata Staphylinidae?? - Clypastraea lunata

Moved tentatively
Moved from Beetles.

for beetle ID, pls make sure to start with a straight dorsal shot; without it other angles tend to be of very limited, if any, use

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Corylophidae?
Looks to me like a better fit for Corylophidae based on the head concealed under pronotum and general habitus. They have 4-4-4 tarsi (which I can't tell from these photos - is it clearly 3-3-3?) and a 3-segmented antennal club.

Edit: the tarsi of Corylophidae are 4 segmented, but the 3rd is very small

 
Tarsi
I will check the tarsi again, but it was very difficult to see on this specimen. Thank you and I’ll update you when I check!

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