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Photo#270276
Lizard Beetles - Cryptophilus seriatus

Lizard Beetles - Cryptophilus seriatus
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
April 27, 2009
Size: about 2 mm.

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Lizard Beetles - Cryptophilus seriatus Lizard Beetles - Cryptophilus seriatus

from Paul Skelley:
"Definitely Cryptophilus. Glancing through the collection, we have a few specimens of C. seriatus from New York and neighboring Canada, identified by Downie. It looks pretty much like what is in the picture. Short of revising the genus, that is what I would call it."

Moved from Cryptophilus.

Moved
Moved from Cryptophilus.

suspect Cryptophilus seriatus Casey 1924
very nice!

 
from Jens Esser:
"I'm not sure about the species, but it is really a Cryptophilus. To me it looks a little bit more like C. obliterarus."

 
Great, v..Thanks to you and to Jens Esser.
I don't have this one, but I keep seeing them. Should I collect one to send to Jens Esser or someone else?

 
yes; pls take a good series
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good series
V, can you be more specific about what makes a good series.
This beetle is hard to photograph, every one I meet never stops running around.

 
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i meant, good series of specimens, of course -- didn't even think of photos...
i'm sorry i don't know first thing about photography -- i thought you somehow immobilize them in a fridge, no? i'm really clueless

 
Good series
Hi v,
I wasn't quite sure which you were referring to. Take and series sounded like it could mean photos.

 
Thanks v
Were should this be moved to?

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