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Photo#339549
colorful little bug - Elatophilus inimicus

colorful little bug - Elatophilus inimicus
Wellfleet, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
October 1, 2009
Size: 3mm nose to wingtip
Found on the underside of an oak leaf.

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colorful little bug - Elatophilus inimicus colorful little bug - Elatophilus inimicus

Elatophilus inimicus (Drake & Harris) -- Thomas Henry det.
His comments: "Another nice bug. Interestingly, Chinaola quercicola Blatchley (named after W. E. China, who was at the British Museum, London), which is currently considered a "microphysid", doesn't occur on Quercus."

Moved from Minute Bladder Bugs.

oak leaf, eh? i love the name Chimaola* quercicola...
[wish i had a clue what it looks like]
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(*)misspelled name copied from(1)

Moved from True Bugs.

not an ID...
...but looks like you've made my day

 
Glad I made your day:-)
And you came through with a species ID, and made my day too!!!

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