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Photo#167708
tiny beetle - Xerasia grisescens

tiny beetle - Xerasia grisescens
Aromas, San Benito County, California, USA
January 26, 2008
Size: ~3mm.
Found this guy on the edge of one of our raised beds in the garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Perhaps this same as .

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tiny beetle - Xerasia grisescens tiny beetle - Xerasia grisescens

My guess:
this one: What do you think?

 
You
are correct Boris, Xerasia grisescens.

 
Thank you Boris, Dennis, & Donald
or the species ID.

 
What about something in Mycet
What about something in Mycetophagidae? I'm looking at the shape of the pronotum and flattened appearance. The byturids have a three segmented club to the antennae, while the mycetophagids have up to five segments in the club. I count at least four in the picture.

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