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Billbug - Sphenophorus venatus

Billbug - Sphenophorus venatus
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
June 27, 2010
Size: 8.8 mm


ID error
Sphenophorus venatus glyceriae Must have been a bad day for me since I got two species wrong the same day. Note the small shallow anteapical pronotal pit ahd the three separate fasciae, with the separate median Y-shaped black vitta.

Moved from Billbugs.

Sphenophorus phoeniciensis (Chittenden) A large example of the species but fits well otherwise.

The ID is much appreciated. Thanks!

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