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Pedilus - Pedilus lugubris

Pedilus - Pedilus lugubris
Medford, (~25 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
May 19, 2008
Size: ~5.2 mm
I've never seen elytra ending like this one before.

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Pedilus lugubris (Say)
Yes, this is an adult male of Pedilus lugubris (Say). The elytral apices are highly modified (and species specific) in males of most N.A. species of Pedilus. The male genitalia, which very often are (conveniently) at least partially extruded at the time of death, are also species specific.

 
thanks,
for the confirmation

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