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Photo#529173
mislabeled specimen from 1870's (!) - Phanaeus triangularis - female

mislabeled specimen from 1870's (!) - Phanaeus triangularis - Female
region of Lake Pontchartrain, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Size: 17mm
In this angle you can see that it has been eviscerated by dermestids. Alas, the old display box it was kept in for the last 140 years was not so airtight.

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mislabeled specimen from 1870's (!) - Phanaeus triangularis - female mislabeled specimen from 1870's (!) - Phanaeus triangularis - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I'd like to know
what the label looked like!

 
It is pretty cool. I just pos
It is pretty cool. I just posted a photo of it. The date and locality labels were apparently added in the early 1950's.

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