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Beetle - Orphilus subnitidus

Beetle - Orphilus subnitidus
Sedona, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
May 30, 2010
Size: 4 mm
Looks now like a sturdy little Dermestid. When I found it its extremties were as tightly tucked in as in the Oppossum Beetle (Hyporhagus, Zopheridae)

Moved from Orphilus.

O. subnitidus
only species in AZ.

Thanks, Blaine!

Moved from ID Request.

check Orphilus
[an ex-dermestid]

that's it - no wonder I got confused

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