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Carpophilus pallipennis - Nitops pallipennis

Carpophilus pallipennis - Nitops pallipennis
Wales Ridge WA, Lake Placid Scrub, Highlands County, Florida, USA
March 21, 2008
Size: 4mm
I believe this Colopterus, is there any way of getting a species ID. It was found in large numbers ion Prickly Pear Cactus flowers

C. pallipennis (Say)

Other guess
That would have been the second guess, thanks for the clarification! Pretty little guy isn't he?

Colopterus are much flatter and generally are found under bark.

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