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Small Beetle - Oxycopis thoracica

Small Beetle - Oxycopis thoracica
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
June 6, 2006
Size: 7mm

Oxycopis thoracica (Fabricius 1801)
ID backed by Matthew L. Gimmel of Louisiana State Arthropod Museum: "I like Oxycopis thoracica for this one. It's certainly a distinctive species abundantly represented in our collection"

Moved from False Blister Beetles.

One of the false blister beetles in the Oedemeridae. I haven't figured out how to tell the similar genera apart, sorry.

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