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Photo#597698
O. oklahomensis - Onthophagus oklahomensis

O. oklahomensis - Onthophagus oklahomensis
Black Creek Ravines Conservation Area, Clay County, Florida, USA
July 14, 2011
Size: 3.5mm
according to (1) and (2) the difference in these guys are the oklahomensis has two different size pronotal punctures... is there a different way to tell the difference.

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O. oklahomensis - Onthophagus oklahomensis O. oklahomensis  - Onthophagus oklahomensis

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

def two sizes under 90X
def two sizes under 90X

 
I see them now
Its hard to get the right lighting for those miniscule details to show up!

Onthophagus
Looking at the full size of your image, I only see punctures of one size, so I would lean towards O. pennsylvanicus. If there were two sizes of punctures, it should be easily seen.

 
so the smaller punctures woul
so the smaller punctures would but noticible...i see two different size punctures when i look under the scope... I will try to take a pic of it

 
two sizes
Are you seeing distinct punctures of two different sizes, or microsculpture between the large punctures?

 
I can see two different size
I can see two different size punctures and the smaller ones do not have setae...but my brain really wants it to be oklahomensis

 
does anyone have a picture of
does anyone have a picture of an oklahomensis the punctures is what I need to see

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