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Photo#437893
Small Beetle - Triplax flavicollis

Small Beetle - Triplax flavicollis
Hopkins Gap, Little North Mountain, Rockingham County, Virginia, USA
August 5, 2010
Size: ~4 mm
This little beetle was exploring a recently fallen leaf. It has interesting brush shaped mouthparts but I haven't had much luck figuring it out.

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P.E. Skelley: "Most likely Triplax flavicollis,
"...with margined elytral base, amount of palpal dilation, August activity and Virginia collection."

Moved from Triplax.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Triplax; nice series, hopefully will yield us a name
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