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Dasytinid beetle on Twiggy Wreathplant - Asydates grandiceps

Dasytinid beetle on Twiggy Wreathplant - Asydates grandiceps
James Dilly Preserve, Orange County, California, USA
August 1, 2011
Size: 4mm bl

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Dasytinid beetle on Twiggy Wreathplant - Asydates grandiceps Dasytinid beetle on Twiggy Wreathplant - Asydates grandiceps

Scelopristis grandiceps (LeConte) --det. A.J. Mayor
his comment: "This is a very nice find and a great photo. The enlarged head in relation to the pronotum would make this Scelopristis grandiceps (LeConte) [=Pristoscelis grandiceps LeConte]"

new genus for the guide, Peter --thanks! =v=
Moved from Dasytinae.

impressive bull... never seen anything like that
'Dasytinid' is sure a funny coinage

Moved from ID Request.

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