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Photo#357036
Scarab - Rhyssemus puncticollis

Scarab - Rhyssemus puncticollis
Kohler Andrae SP, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA
April 14, 2001
Size: 3mm
Found crawling on pavement just off Lake Michigan beach.

All pics taken with automontage system. Actual montaging done with CombineZP.

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Scarab - Rhyssemus puncticollis Scarab - Rhyssemus puncticollis

Rhyssemus puncticollis Brown
R. puncticollis was resurrected a few years ago (Byk & Minkina 2014) after it was introduced from the US into Europe. SO, what we had as a synonym of a European species (R. germanus) turned out to be a native species that is now introduced into Europe!! Ain't taxonomy grand!!

Moved
Moved from Rhyssemus germanus.

The stripes on the thorax are impressive...
^^

looks
sort of like a Shar-Pei.

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