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Photo#61294
Tiny two-spot - Clypastraea lunata

Tiny two-spot - Clypastraea lunata
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
July 3, 2006
Size: about 1.4 mm
Came to UV lights. At first I thought it was a Litar*gus tetra*spilotus hai*ry fun*gus beetle, which is turning out to be a fairly regular visitor. But the second pair of spots never came into view and I realized I had something completely different. My best guess: a cor*ylophid.

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Tiny two-spot - Clypastraea lunata Tiny two-spot - Clypastraea lunata

Corylophidae: Clypastraea lunata
Used to be in a much easier genus to remember, Molamba.

 
Thank you, Don.
Are you still interested in the specimen now that you know what species it is?

Corylophidae
It is a corylophid, your id percentage is picking up. Keep this one for me please, until I can check the collection. I have seen somewhere before, but it isn't common here, and may be something worth hanging on to.

 
Somehow I knew...
I put it in the booze immediately after shooting it :-)

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