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Maybe Saldini - Salda

Maybe Saldini - Salda
Warren Grove Gunnery Range, Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
June 16, 2012
Size: Maybe around 5.5 mm?
but the wings veins aren't there?

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Maybe Saldini - Salda Maybe Saldini - Salda Maybe Saldini - Salda Maybe Saldini - Salda


oops! Brady's opinion sure has more gravitas...
Moved tentatively from Salda.

Moved from ID Request.

I strongly suspect Salda anthr*acina, but I have no specimens at hand with which to compare.

Do you want this one? It's still alive in a vial with some vegetation. I can drop it in some 190-proof Everclear and send it to you.

You bet
I'd love to examine this one. As I just wrote to =v=, my first thought was Lampracanthia as well -- that one has been on my to-get list for about 15 years, but as I understand it, the critter has a narrow emergence window and I'm a bit removed from its range. Tim Loh posted a nice photo of a specimen and you can see the concave margins and acute posterior projections of the pronotum very nicely. Aside from those two characters, your specimen is very similar. For comparison, here's Tim's specimen:

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