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what species? - Sphenophorus coesifrons

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

Moved
Moved from Billbugs.

ID
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

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