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Photo#409945
Water scavenger beetle - Cercyon praetextatus

Water scavenger beetle - Cercyon praetextatus
Chantilly, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
June 12, 2010
Size: ~ 3 mm
My best guess is Cercyon praetextatus(1).

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Moved tentatively
Moved from Beetles.

color looks right
but key characters lie underneath (mesosternal crest, femoral lines, etc).

Again, Loh might be able to work that gestalt magic! :)

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