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Diomus amabilis (LeConte) - Diomus amabilis

Diomus amabilis (LeConte) - Diomus amabilis
Angelina National Forest, ca. 4 mi. SE Zavalla, Angelina County, Texas, USA
August 28, 1996
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2015

Spmn in the TAMUIC

ex. funnel trap: VIII-23-IX-4-1996 set in unmanaged loblolly pine, burned in 1996

(another spmn, apparently of the same spp., coll. in arboreal samples in c. TX (1))

Moved from Diomus.

second D. amabilis
although this one doesn't appear to be strickly "parallel sided", the pronotum appears to be black with anterior margin narrowly pale. Other two spoted candidates might include D. myrmidon (more oval), and D. humilis Gordon (must be dorso-ventrally flattened, with "pronotum dark reddish brown"(1) - no mention of pale anterior margin)

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