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Omosita nearctica

Omosita nearctica
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
April 9, 2011
Size: 3 mm
A different nitidulid. Thought it could be Omosita nearctica.

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Omosita nearctica Omosita nearctica

sure; basically, O. colon that happen to live in America ))
Moved from ID Request.

Are O. nearctica and O. colon distinguishable at all, save the locality?

all i know... they've been happily kept as a single Holarctic sp. [colon] until someone started a separatist movement
i have a suspicion they'll be back together soon

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