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Lachesilla forcepeta - male

Lachesilla forcepeta - Male
San Maros, Hays County, Texas, USA
July 29, 2010
Size: 2.1 mm
L. forcepeta closely resembles L. contraforcepeta and is also found on ashe juniper. The tips of the claspers in this species, however, turn inward and are more darkly pigmented (rose red) than L. contraforcepeta. Also the body and head are more evenly colored (orangish yellow).

Moved from Lachesilla.