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Eleodes sp. (mating) - Stenomorpha convexicollis - male - female

Eleodes sp. (mating) - Stenomorpha convexicollis - Male Female
Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall County, Texas, USA
November 3, 2001
Size: 1 inch or so
Almost certainly an Eleodes, but not sure what species.

Moved
Moved from Asidini.

Looks like Stenomorpha convex
Looks like Stenomorpha convexicollis (LeConte, 1854)

Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

I think I can sort of make ou
I think I can sort of make out a reduced terminal antennomere on the male which would make this some kind of Asidini.

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

Not Eleodes?
Pretty compact for an Eleodes, though this pair certainly could be in that genus....Tenebrionidae is a very difficult family, even when you have specimens to look at under a 'scope. Excellent behavior shot in any event.

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