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Melittomma sericeum - female

Melittomma sericeum - Female
Hereford, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
July 19, 2006
Size: 14 mm
Melittomma sericeum. Collected at ultra-violet light in mixed hardwood forest. 39.6008, -76.6425
This is a female. Males have bizarre maxillary palps:

thanks a lot for sharing these neat beetles, Frank
have a happy and productive year! =v=