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Photo#427360
Small beetle - Stephostethus liratus

Small beetle - Stephostethus liratus
Pelham, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
May 14, 2010

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Moved tentatively; again, a dorsal view would dispell doubts
Moved from Beetles.

 
Added shots
are as dorsal as I could muster.

 
perfect -- thanks, Charley; this corroborates the ID

Latridid
Aridius vs Stephostethus?

 
Stephostethus?
If it's one of those two, this seems like "head sharply angulate behind eyes" to me--I added a close-up that shows the bump behind the right eye pretty well.

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