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hydrophilid - Dactylosternum abdominale

hydrophilid - Dactylosternum abdominale
San Leandro, Alameda County, California, USA
March 7, 2010
Size: 5mm
From my compost pile. Lots of these were on a rotting pumpkin buried in the pile.

Ventral shot of a different individual here .

Images of this individual: tag all
hydrophilid - Dactylosternum abdominale hydrophilid - Dactylosternum abdominale

Moved
Moved from Dactylosternum.

maybe D. abdominale... could you check it against a ref.spcmn?

 
confirmed
D. abdominale, using Smetana (1978).

 
thanks both of you
I didn't see v's comment about checking reference specimens until now ... can still do it if that seems like a good idea.

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