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small beetle - Acylomus

small beetle - Acylomus
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 29, 2006
Size: 2.1mm

Thanks Matt!!!
Moved from Stilbus.

Probably Acylomus
I am hesitant to put even a genus name on this guy, but judging by the structure of the hind tarsi (which I can only barely discern) and the apex of the hind tibia, it appears to be a species of Acylomus. As you may have figured out, spot identification of phalacrids from photographs is superlatively difficult!


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