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Photo#401190
Ptosima gibbicollis

Ptosima gibbicollis
Parkwood, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
May 21, 2010
Size: 7.5 mm
Detail shot to show anatomy characteristic of genus:
-American Beetles (1) in key (p. 102) notes "articulating base of pronotum with row of rasplike grooves."
Blatchley (2) notes:
-The members of this genus are readily distinguished from Acmaeodera, which they resemble in form, by the presence of a distinct scutellum.

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