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Mela*ndryid? - Canifa pallipes

Mela*ndryid? - Canifa pallipes
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
July 3, 2006
Size: about 3 mm
Came to UV/MV lights.

I've been getting quite a few brown oblong species that I think will all turn out to be mel*andryids. This one was exceptional in being smaller than most. Hear it stands on an expired rove beetle.

Images of this individual: tag all
Mela*ndryid? - Canifa pallipes Mela*ndryid? - Canifa pallipes Mela*ndryid? - Canifa pallipes

must be C. pallipes (Melsheimer)
Moved from Canifa.

Scraptiidae: Canifa sp.
Your id average is suffering today.

 
Yes it is suffering :-(
but I'm happy about finding an adult scraptiid. Now that you mention it, the head does look a lot like that of the one Tom found.

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