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Ampedus fuscatus (Melsheimer) - Ampedus fuscatus - male

Ampedus fuscatus (Melsheimer) - Ampedus fuscatus - Male
Latimer County, Oklahoma, USA
April 15, 1987
Size: 8 mm
Det. E. G. Riley, 2008

Spmn in the TAMUIC

fuscatus
I, too, will be keeping this as a synonym of nigricans in my work on the SE species. Frank Ramberg is revising the genus but told me (in recent pers. comm) that his revision is probably still a long time coming.
As such, I am going to keep my Ampedus fairly conservative, following Dietrich (1945) and the Canadian and Florida checklists.

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