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Cercyon nigriceps (Marsham) - Cercyon nigriceps

Cercyon nigriceps (Marsham) - Cercyon nigriceps
Dick Nichols Park, sw Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
January 24, 2013
Det. V. Belov, 2020

coll'ed at UV light

spmn in the TAMUIC

Moved tentatively
Moved from Cryptopleurum.

a Cercyon that is common in my backyard looks exactly like this
i strongly suspect this is the same species, it's ca 1.5 mm and not as pubescent as the Cryptopleurum (the ones i've seen, in any case)
a peek at the venter will clarify its generic identity

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