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small brown beetle - Canifa pallipes

small brown beetle - Canifa pallipes
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 29, 2006
Size: 3.3mm
Found walking on the railing of a wooden bridge in a wooded swampy area.

must be C. pallipes (Melsheimer)
Moved from Canifa.

Great, Tom!
I do believe this is our first adult scraptiid.

Scraptiidae: Canifa sp.
Finally an adult of this family. Usually on flowers.

Canifa sp.
Thanks Don and Jim.