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Photo#500824
unknown beetle - Neolitochrus pulchellus

unknown beetle - Neolitochrus pulchellus
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
March 25, 2011
Size: 1.5 mm
Came to UV light.

Edit: First BG image of this species.

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unknown beetle - Neolitochrus pulchellus unknown beetle - Neolitochrus pulchellus unknown beetle - Neolitochrus pulchellus

awesome! thanks again, John & Matt
another genus off the wish list -- way to go...

Moved from Shining Flower Beetles.

Litochrus pulchellus LeConte
One of our most distinctive phalacrids. New World species placed in Litochrus will soon receive a new genus. True Litochrus are Oriental/Australian.

super. let's wait for Matt Gimmel's input
Moved from Beetles.

Phalacridae?
Its just my first impression, not entirely sure though.

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