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Lygaeiod - Cryphula nitens

Lygaeiod - Cryphula nitens
Garden Canyon, Ft. Huachuca military base, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
April 17, 2010
Size: ~5 mm
Observed on a downed sycamore.

Merrill Sweet: "Looks like Cryphula nitens Barber. Good bug!"
[you see, Eric, how fast it works... thank you so much for this one -- wouldn't mind more and clearer pix of it one bit! =v=]

Moved from ID Request.

may well turn out a nice rhyp