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Photo#482938
Carabidae, fuzzy mandibles - Chlaenius tricolor

Carabidae, fuzzy mandibles - Chlaenius tricolor
100 Acre Wood, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
August 20, 2010

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Carabidae - Chlaenius tricolor Carabidae, fuzzy mandibles - Chlaenius tricolor

Moved
Moved from Chlaenius tricolor.

Moved

Mandibles do not appear sufficiently elongated
in the close-up to justify Chlaenius emarginatus. In retrospect also, the antennae show 3rd segment not significantly elongated relative to the 4th segment. This combination of image interpretations (uncertain) would weigh in favor of C. tricolor.

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