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Histerid - Carcinops viridicollis

Histerid - Carcinops viridicollis
Jct Hwy 260 and FR 300, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
October 15, 2011
Size: ~2.5mm
Found under bark of fallen Ponderosa Pine, Ponderosa Pine forest.

All pics taken with automontage system. Actual montaging done with CombineZP.

Based on metallic coloration, I assume this might be C. mimetica or C. viridicollis.

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Histerid - Carcinops viridicollis Histerid - Carcinops viridicollis

awesome. thanks, guys
Moved from Carcinops.

Carcinops viridicollis
Horn describes mimetica as being "brilliant blue" whereas viridicollis Marseul has a greenish sheen.

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