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Photo#732359
Cryphula nitens - female

Cryphula nitens - Female
Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
Size: 3.5 mm
Collected around the house in summer 2012. I keyed this using Barber 1955(1). The dorsal iridescence is fantastic; I could only catch a hint of it in the photo.

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