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Photo#268660
Stelidota? - Stelidota octomaculata

Stelidota? - Stelidota octomaculata
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
July 3, 2007
Size: scale bar = 1 mm
Unknown Nitidulid. Note very small size. Found on robust gilled mushroom (host = Paxillus atrotomentosus).

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Stelidota? - Stelidota octomaculata Stelidota? - Stelidota octomaculata

yes; has to be Stelidota octomaculata
yours are very good pictures, and i'm so glad you joined BG.
pls consider orienting dorsal and ventral views 'head to the north' (upright) -- to facilitate comparison (i have absolutely no clue why they choose to flip everything head west in MCZ dbase -- i guess, just because of screen shape)

Moved from Sap-feeding Beetles.

 
Great--will do! I sure appre
Great--will do! I sure appreciate all the helpful IDs. Bug Guide is amazing--I'm hooked!

 
tell me about it...
you're always welcome -- drop me a word pls via e-mail

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