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Beetle - Unnamed-near-cyphon obscurus

Beetle - Unnamed-near-cyphon obscurus
Moore State Park, Paxton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
June 6, 2009
Size: 2.5-3 mm
Found on a leaf right next to a pond. I have more angles, including bottom, if they would help, but nothing closer than this.

I spent a couple minutes trying to take its picture in a glass cage. It crawled around and tried to fly to escape. When I removed the lid it calmed down and didn't try to escape.

Moved from Contacyphon.

another Cyphon; suspect C. obscurus (Guérin)

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