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Melyrid - Collops tricolor - male

Melyrid - Collops tricolor - Male
Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
June 11, 2008
Size: 5mm
I saw over 30 of these beetles roaming around the rocks near the summit of Mt. Watatic.

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Identification of C. nigriceps vs. C. tricolor.
This is C. tricolor (Say). Note the relatively smaller 4th antennal segment. Compare with the closeup photo of C. nigriceps male antenna (first photo) in the C. nigriceps set of pictures.

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