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Caerosternus americanus

Caerosternus americanus
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
April 2, 2007
Size: ~ 2 mm
Caerosternus americanus. I think this is the correct ID, but I would like verification.

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Caerosternus americanus Caerosternus americanus

You are correct, Sir!
Nice find. Not a very commonly encountered species. How did you come about it? Besides getting them in traps, I've collected them under bark and in Berlese samples of treehole litter.

I found four of these last year. This one and another I believe were under bark, but I don't have the specifics on the label so I'm not sure. The other two were collected in early March from debris that had collected under the bark of a standing dead tree.

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