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Cosmosalia nigrolineata, male of mating pair, collected and pinned - Lepturobosca nigrolineata - male

Cosmosalia nigrolineata, male of mating pair, collected and pinned - Lepturobosca nigrolineata - Male
Elk Mtn., Forest Rd. 645A, 11209’ altitude, Elk Mountain 7.5’ quadrangle, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
August 14, 2010
Size: 14.5mm
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This is the male, collected and pinned after being photographed mating.

Technical Note: This image was derived from a stack of 180 images with a 40 micron increment taken with a reversed Focotar-2 enlarging lens set to F5.6 + bellows + Nikon D300 camera, and processed with CombineZP software.

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