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Enoclerus lunatus

Enoclerus lunatus
Middleburg, Clay County, Florida, USA
May 25, 2011
Size: 6mm
I am comfortable with this genus but I have no key to species...

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You missed my question before, do you have a natural photo, or can you use the beetle to take another shot? It would be better if we had an actual photo with natural un-doctored colors instead of filling the bug with pepto pink.

 
that was just the backdrop...
that was just the backdrop.....

 
Thanks!
I would have never guessed that. It looked like you had filled the bug with the border color, but you filled the border with the bug! This is nice, thanks.

Jacques Rifkind agrees w/lunatus
Moved from ID Request.

 
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thank you Sir

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What happened to the color? It looks like you used photoshop to color-fill the border with pink and it filled the beetle, too.

check this out
http://etd.fcla.edu/UF/UFE0023794/leavengood_j.pdf

maybe add this to the links



pg 62 on this link...

 
One day I'll have a much more
One day I'll have a much more cleaned up version of this published. But the Enoclerus from my thesis are pretty straightforward.

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The (1) indicates E.lunatus in Clay County...I have no references for it....

 
references
(1)(2)

i strongly suspect you meant Enoclerus...
[that other one is a hydrophilid]
hope it's E. lunatus [would be great!] --but let's wait for the experts

 
my bad....
def Clerinae......sorry

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Tip - always use cut-and-paste when possible. Enochrus is not a clerid.

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