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'Antler beetle' - Pelonium peninsulare

'Antler beetle' - Pelonium peninsulare
Picture Rocks, NW of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
August 4, 2008
Size: 7 mm

add'l info from Jacques Rifkind:
(i asked him where one could find data on its US range) "I doubt there's any published ranges. It's primarily southern Arizonan, with an extensive range in Baja and mainland Mexico."

Thank you, v
that' s interesting - I was wondering about the 'peninsulare'- I just love my black lighting spot under my cloth-line - my window to the south.

Moved from Pelonium.

genus Pelonium.

Pelonium peninsulare (Schaeffer, 1917)
Jacques Rifkind det.


Is that Pleonides?
That's what I find in the guide with strange antenae

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