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Ant-like Stone Beetle - Euconnus

Ant-like Stone Beetle - Euconnus
Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
March 30, 2008
Size: ~1.5mm
Found under a stone.

Moved from Euconnus.

Euconnus (Euconnus) sp.
Sensu strictu means that it is restricted to Euconnus in the strict or narrow sense, which in this case is the subgenus Euconnus.

Here's a wiki link
sensu. This must be a formerly large genus which is now being broken up into smaller units, and this species will still be in this genus even under the new understandings. Maybe Vassili will be able to tell us more about what is happening in this genus.

I figured the first s meant sensu, but didn't know what the next letters meant, "In the stricter sense".
John & Jane, thanks for the link, and the explanation about this genus.

Euconnus (s. str.)
This is Euconnus (s. str.).

(s. str.)?
Chris, I'm not sure what that means.

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