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Cryptorhynchus fuscatus

Cryptorhynchus fuscatus
Biddeford, York County, Maine, USA
July 12, 2011
Size: 7 mm
Found near a store light. It's alive, just playing dead at the moment.

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Moved from Conotrachelus.

Moved from Cryptorhynchina.

Hi Metrioptera,

This record of Cryptorhynchus fuscatus from Maine is a good one, the first from the state (I've just published a book on the Coleoptera of Maine so I'm very up to date on the Maine beetle fauna). Would you like to collaborate on a short note on this discovery? It would be worthwhile getting this record into the literature. Give me a shout at .

Cryptorhynchus fuscatus
I am pretty sure this is Cryptorhynchus fuscatus with the erect scales of the pronotum and elytra less evident than in other specimens. It may not be recorded from Maine (I have not checked) but it is nearby and would be expected.

Cryptorhynchus fuscatus
I initially thought this was Conotrachelus naso LeConte which ranges in size from 5.5-7.0 mm, and which has been recorded from Maine by Gibson (1964). However, I defer to Bob Anderson's opinion that it is Cryptorhynchus fuscatus LeConte instead.

hmm... has to be a [?worn] Cryptorhynchus...
...but i'm having a hard time matching it... the only one recorded in ME is the common C. lapathi(1), but it's clearly not it. will ask Bob to check it out.

Moved from Beetles.

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