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Photo#245666
Sticktopleurus possibly? - Arhyssus scutatus

Sticktopleurus possibly? - Arhyssus scutatus
Garnet Peak, Cleveland National Forest, San Diego County, California, USA
October 8, 2008
Size: BL ~ 7 - 7.5 mm
Any chance this is a Stictopleurus? I think it's a Rhopalid. If yes, this genus seems to be the only one left that occurs in California by process of elimination! But it is stouter and heavier-bodied that any photos of this genus on BugGuide.

Moved tentatively
Moved from Arhyssus.

Arhyssus sp.
present in California. Genus ID considered safe this time.

 
Arhyssus sp
Thank you so much for identifying this Rhopalid to genus. With the wide abdomen it really looked different from my other Arhyssus (#239692), but it's a large genus with many many species in California.

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