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Photo#490059
Cryptolestes punctatus - female

Cryptolestes punctatus - Female
Middleburg, Black Creek Ravines Conservation Area, Clay County, Florida, USA
January 31, 2011
Size: 1.4mm
Poor photo, but the best I could do. Keyed out using "The Flat Bark Beetles of Florida
(Coleoptera:Silvanidae, Passandridae, Laemophloeidae by Mike Thomas) to Cryptolestes
and @ 40x, the secondary sublateral line can be seen to diverge posteriorly from the
sublateral line and attain the basal angle, so, I went with C. punctatus over C.
unicornis. I will take to FSCA next week for Mike to comfirm or revise. If correct,
will need a new guide page.

Moved
Moved from Cryptolestes.

we'll be waiting...

 
ID confirmed
Showed this to Mike Thomas and compared to FSCA specimens. He
confirmed the ID. James Garrison will submit a better photo using
his scope camera/computer enhanced stacker program, so if a
guide page could be prepared that would be really great. Many thanks.

 
that improved image haven't materialized yet........
how sad.
could you please follow up on this, gentlemen?
missing you both badly on BG. =v=

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