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Photo#611448
Unknown Little Round Beetle - Contacyphon

Unknown Little Round Beetle - Contacyphon
St. Francis Sunken Lands, 7 mi. S. Lake City, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
June 7, 2011
Size: 1.8 mm
At MV light in this swampy area. Possibly Anobiidae?

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Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Cyphon sp.
The genus needs to be revised. This color pattern is similar to what Epler (1) calls his 'species 2'. However, the color patterns on these guys are apparently highly variable.

 
Thanks for the quick i.d. !
Thanks for the quick i.d. !

Cyphon...
Believe this is the same one I post at:

V put it in Cyphon as well....

 
Gary, I tried searching your
Gary, I tried searching your photos first, since we both collected there last summer, but somehow I missed your photo. Thanks !

Scirtidae
Looks like a scirtid, possibly Cyphon, but the color pattern is unfamiliar to me.

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