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Efferia - Efferia jubata - male

Efferia - Efferia jubata - Male
Barfoot Park, Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
November 3, 2008
Size: Medium
Possibly mortensoni?

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Efferia - Efferia jubata - male Efferia - Pogonias group - Efferia jubata - male

Moved
Moved from Pogonias group.

November Efferia
Always make me jealous. Has some Pogon features but you are in the tricky state. Dr. Fisher knows which species might occur in Nov. Will look again later.

 
This is Efferia jubata, in th
This is Efferia jubata, in the carinata species group. The long crest of stiff hairs & bristles on the midline of the scutum (a diagnostic character for males of this group) shows nicely in your photos. This sp., and prolifica, are the two carinata group Efferia which are active in the Fall months in se Ariz. and adjacent areas.

 
Great thanks
There was a female too. I posted a photo at http://bugguide.net/node/view/239441

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