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Photo#502893
Soldier Beetle - Dichelotarsus

Soldier Beetle - Dichelotarsus
Edmundston, Madawaska County, New Brunswick, Canada
June 6, 2010
This specimen has been identifies as Podabrus fumiganus by Christopher Majka... his comments: "I see these are really P. fumiganus. You can clearly see the pale lateral borders of the elytra which distinguishes this species from P. punctatus." There is no page for this species

Moved, per Steury & Steiner (2018)
According to this paper in this year's MD Entomologist, D. fumiganus is a strict endemic of the southern Appalachians, and can't be separated from D. punctatus by color characters of the elytra. They say the bulging eyes of males distinguish D. fumiganus.

Moved from Dichelotarsus fumiganus.

Podabrus fumiganus Green
Correct, this is Podabrus fumiganus Green.

Moved
Moved from Podabrus s.l..

Moved
Moved from Podabrus punctatus.

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