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Photo#210234
Phalacridae? - Orphilus subnitidus

Phalacridae? - Orphilus subnitidus
Yuba Pass, Sierra County, California, USA
July 10, 2008
Size: 3 mm
I photographed and then collected this small beetle from a flower. I had trouble ID'ing it, but one of my instructors thought it might be a phalacrid?

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Moved
Moved from Orphilus.

species
Probably this is Orphilus subnitidus, since it's the only species in this genus listed as occurring in CA according to the SBMNH beetle site and also American Beetles.

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

looks like Orphilus
[used to be in Dermestidae]

 
Thanks, v!
So, presently in Nosodendridae? A new genus for BG?