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Darkling Beetle - Lobometopon - Lobometopon fusiforme

Darkling Beetle - Lobometopon - Lobometopon fusiforme
Redington Pass Road, W of Redington, Pima County, Arizona, USA
September 14, 2012
I think this is Lobometopon, but I wanted to confirm this before placing in the genus folder. Thanks!

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Lobometopon fusiforme (Casey)
In this lighting, you can see the faint hint of costae (ridges) running lengthwise along the elytra, and an almost-impunctate dorsal midline on the pronotum. I noticed the same thing in several NMNH specimens of this species.

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Lobometopon looks good to me

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