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Peltodytes? - Peltodytes dispersus

Peltodytes? - Peltodytes dispersus
Southwestern Research Station, Portal, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
August 13, 2019
Size: 3.5 mm
Collected by Dr. Jeffrey Back who kindly donated this specimen to me
Dr. Matthew Pintar said: "I think it is Peltodytes dispersus."

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Moved from Peltodytes.

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Yeah, fairly confident this is P. dispersus

 
A new species for BugGuide
Thank you for lending your expertise to add another species to BugGuide!

 
Before I make a new species page
Matthew Pintar, could you fill out your bio a little so we know where your expertise stems from?
And/or explain the difference between this one and P. callosus?

 
key
Peltodytes callosus is very distinct in having "median callosity. Plus it has yellow vs black legs. Brigham's key (on my website) to the Peltodytes of the U.S. and Canada is linked to on the genus page. Thanks to Salvador's very good photos you can clearly see all the characteristics necessary to key it out.

 
Thank you very much
I will move som of this to the info page for the new (to bg) species

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