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Photo#395883
Orchestes sp. - Orchestes mixtus

Orchestes sp. - Orchestes mixtus
Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
May 6, 2010
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2010

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Orchestes sp. - Orchestes mixtus Orchestes sp. - Orchestes mixtus

ID
Rhynchaenus sp. The critical diagnostic character are not visible in the photos. It looks more like pallicornis than mixtus and they overlap in distribution. Ask Bob Anderson for his opinion, as he did a revision of the tribe in 1989.

 
okay -- thanks, will ask Bob

 
Orchestes mixtus
I am pretty sure this is O. mixtus. The hind femora are less swollen on this species that in O. pallicornis. Also, while distributions do overlap, O. mixtus is quite common in TX, O. pallicornis rarer.

Moved tentatively
Moved from Insects.

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