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Beetle - Caenocara

Beetle - Caenocara
Sand Springs, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
April 16, 2008
Size: 1.5mm (1/16")
Please help with ID.

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Beetle - Caenocara Beetle - Caenocara

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CAenocara sp. ID confirmed, probably a female.

Need a page in the guide created for it please.

An anobiid
Genus Coenocara. Great picture! You didn't handhold this, did you?

Yes....well sort of. It was hand-held but with a monopod attached. But the beetle was situated in such a way that the monopod was too tall, even fully compressed. So I put the "foot" of the monopod on the ground and tilted it and the camera toward the beetle. I had the lens cranked all the the way down as small as it would go and then just sort of moved the camera a little to get it to "lock on".

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