Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

what species? - Sphenophorus coesifrons

what species? - Sphenophorus coesifrons
Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA

Moved from Billbugs.

Sphenophorus coesifrons (Gyllenhal)Probably teneral. A not surprising New State Record.

thank you so much, Charlie!

Maybe Sphenophorus parvulus, the "Bluegrass Billbug"
Moved from Snout and Bark Beetles.

An appropriate name in Kentucky, eh?

most befitting!
pretty cool & intriguing one, actually: although it does look a lot like parvulus to me, too, but the strikingly wide interval 3 with multiple rows of punctures seems to distinguish it from any other exemplar of BGBB we've got in the guide...
i'll try harder

good point
I've looked at the parvulus in my collection and none have that; i'll look around too

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.