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Aspidoglossa subangulata

Aspidoglossa subangulata
Lawrence County, Indiana, USA
June 16, 2007
Size: 7.5 mm
Aspidoglossa subangulata, the only member of the genus north of Mexico.

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Brad, there are no records of Aspidoglossa in WI so I'm not that familiar with this genus. Superficially your image could fit Dyschirius but largest Dyschirius species in our area is 5.8 mm. Your 7.5 mm certainly fits A. subangulata. I'm curious as to what criteria you used for Aspidoglossa. A. subangulata has elytra with preapical red spots, only faintly (?) visible in your image. Did you see the tiny lateral projection of last abdominal segment that fits into preapical elytral plica? That structure is absent in both Dyschirius and similar Clivina . Latest key and descriptions for Aspidoglossa & related genera in North America can be found in Zootaxa 1308: 1-29 (2006).

I'm sure this is Aspidoglossa subangulata. It has preapical red spots which should be somewhat visible in the image above. The lateral projection is also present.
Unfortunately our library doesn't subscribe to Zootaxa, so I'll need to ILL that one. (If you have pdf, would you mind emailing me it. Thanks!)

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