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8006113 - Podium luctuosum - female

8006113 - Podium luctuosum - Female
McClaughry Springs FP, Cook County, Illinois, USA
July 13, 2008
Size: ~1.25"


Podium luctuosum, female (IL)
Excellent find! These roach hunters are rarely observed. First image of genus and species on Bugguide. Nice photo!

I previously had an image wit
I previously had an image with this name, and when I compared them I thought it looked like this. I then went to BG to compare others as I don't think my other image was that good and then the search turned up nothing for the name. I thought I had a wrong name or misspelling and so posted it. So that't why! My first shot had it going in a hole with something that I couldn't quite figure. Was thinking maybe Orthoptera and now I think I now what that was.

Since this is a rarely photographed species it would be worthwhile to post the other image as well.

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