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Ptilodactylidae - Ptilodactyla

Ptilodactylidae - Ptilodactyla
Stuart, Florida, USA
November 24, 2005
Size: 5mm or less
Found this little guy at a porch light. ID'd him as a Ptilopdactylidae Beetle, anyone know the genus and species?

Florida list
Not many spp. - see Florida Checklist. Three look to be primarily south of you, only P. serricollis (Say) seems widespread.

 
Cool!
Thanks a lot for the tentative species ID, I was so excited when I found this guy!
Will Chatfield-Taylor

Ptilodactyla.
I think there is only one genus in the family (at least that is common enough to observe routinely), but I couldn't even guess a species.

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