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Aphoebantus - male

Aphoebantus - Male
Lower Ash Canyon W of Hwy 92, Hereford, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
May 17, 2011
Size: Approx 7 mm
The Geminaria-like scutellar bosses were eye-catching but the wing veination seems to be a better match for Aphoebantus.
Butterfly garden, several individuals perching on open gravel and grassy areas. SE Huachuca Mts., 5,010 ft. elev. Oak-grassland interface. Photos apparently represent male and female individuals. (Specimens)

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Aphoebantus - male Aphoebantus - male Aphoebantus Aphoebantus

We can certainly scope this a male.

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