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Photo#210657
Melyrid?  - Asydates grandiceps

Melyrid? - Asydates grandiceps
Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, California, USA
July 14, 2008
On twiggy wreath

Moved
Moved from Dasytinae.

Moved

can be safely moved to Dasytinae page
*

First I thought
of Ela*catis in Salping*idae - but antennae are not clubbed: May be a Melyrid - but I never saw one with such a big head.

 
"big head"
It was no doubt impressed at being portrayed by such an illustrious photographer.

Thanks, Boris. I'll see if anyone else weighs in.

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