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Dapper Robber - Stenopogon breviusculus - male

Dapper Robber - Stenopogon breviusculus - Male
Riley Wilderness Park, Orange County, California, USA
June 21, 2006
The "vest" reminds me of early Sonny & Cher garb. These guys are a lot easier to shoot when they're dining.

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Ron, Dapper 'Sonny' here (
Ron,

Dapper 'Sonny' here (a male) is a Stenopogon - a large group with many Calif. species. Based on locality & vestiture, this Stenopogon seems to be S. breviusculus.

Eric Fisher

 
That does sound more dignfied than plain Sonny
Thanks loads, Eric, for the loftier cognomen. (Don't you love this site? Where else can you find "vestiture" and "cognomen" in two consecutive paragraphs? Well, maybe some legal website.)