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Review of the American Corylophidae, Cryptophagidae, Tritomidae and Dermestidae, with other studies
By T. L. Casey
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol 8, No. 2, 51-172, 1900
Cite: 602453 with citation markup [cite:602453]

do you plan to cite this paper?
anyway, Casey's papers should be used with utmost caution: some 80% [90?] of spp. he's described as new had been synonymized...

Yes, I will cite
I'm preparing a post for Casey's Eutrilia brunnea, now classified as Orthoperus brunneus. I could not find a more current species key for Orthoperus.

i don't think his keys meet today's standards
i wouldn't recommend using them at all. a brilliant beetle scholar, he was notorious in his cherry-picking distinctive specimens from among available material and describing taxa based on such selected specimens

Not just the key
It's a very close fit to both Casey's key and detailed description. I'll post to genus and let's take it from there.

It's posted
I placed it in Orthoperus for now. If you concur with its species ID, please add a species page for O. brunneus. Regardless, I'm interested to know what others think it is, and what other references are available to ID it.

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