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Smallest Ladybird - Zilus horni

Smallest Ladybird - Zilus horni
Independent City of Norfolk County, Virginia, USA
June 10, 2008
Size: 1.5mm
Found this black dot crawling on my arm. Put it on a nearby leaf and here it is.

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Smallest Ladybird - Zilus horni Smallest Ladybird - Zilus horni

from Natalia Vandenberg:
"That combination of pubescent head+pronotum and glabrous elytra is
characteristic of Zilus. There is a Zilus horni Gordon that occurs on the east coast."

Moved from Ladybird Beetles.

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