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Photo#52844
unusual fresh imago - Ptilodactyla

unusual fresh imago - Ptilodactyla
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
May 15, 2006
Size: about 7 mm

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Moved
Moved from Toe-winged Beetles.

Ptilodactylidae.
Not sure if someone has commented elsewhere, but I am quite certain this is an adult beetle of the family Ptilodactylidae. So great to have a life cycle for this family! (insert standing ovation here).

 
Thank you, Eric.
That's a new family for me, so it was definitely worth rearing the larvae. There are three species listed for New Hampshire. I'm afraid I don't know my bug parts well enough to use most keys, such as the one for this family in American Beetles. With luck, Don Chandler will provide a species name.

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