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Orange lacquer beetle - Adelina pallida

Orange lacquer beetle - Adelina pallida
Highland Park, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
January 1, 2012
Size: 4.7 mm
Found these handsome little guys under bark of a dead Japanese Maple limb in winter. ID confirmation appreciated; just going by visual match (& habitat). NB: There were 2 individuals; I *think* I only photographed 1 of them, but not 100% positive.

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