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Photo#495812
Reminds me of Embaphion - Embaphion depressum

Reminds me of Embaphion - Embaphion depressum
Mowhawk Dunes, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
February 28, 2011
Size: 10mm
Found dead, the head fell off, reattached. May not be in the correct position

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Reminds me of Embaphion - Embaphion depressum Reminds me of Embaphion - Embaphion depressum Reminds me of Embaphion - Embaphion depressum

probably depressum, but I rec
probably depressum, but I recall Aaron and others mentioning a probable new species from the mohawk dune area. I'd show him to check this one.

 
Here's what Aaron says
There is a debate over whether or not things we've been calling Embaphion depressum actually represent two different species. But, currently there is no consensus. Rolf thinks there are two, however Bill Warner and I are skeptical. Bill and Rolf both have specimens from the western dunes and I have one for sequencing, so if it turns out that the AZ specimens are a new species then we'll let you know.

 
Too bad I only got this dead specimen
without extremities. But I id send Aaron the link

Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

 
Id by comparison to UAIC
and location data

teneb
despite the explanate pronotum, I do not think this is Embaphion. I am leaning towards the Asidini but I am not familiar with this species from my collecting days in AZ.

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