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sand loving Eleodine - Lariversius tibialis

sand loving Eleodine - Lariversius tibialis
Kelso dunes, San Bernardino County, California, USA
March 13, 2009
Size: 9mm
These are highly apomorphic Eleodines adapted to life in the sand. They use their flattened foretibia to swim through the sand. They can be very very abundant in the Kelso dune area as well as dunes in Western Nevada.

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