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Photo#190096
Diaperis maculata

Diaperis maculata
Medford, (~25 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
June 7, 2008
Size: ~6.5mm
boy was I excited to see this one appear in the UV light - a first of me :)

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Diaperis maculata Diaperis maculata

Very nice!
It's a lovely beetle to find. I recently found one by bonking conks to see what dropped into my net. Was I thrilled to see a flash of color pop in!

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