Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Dick Nichols Park, sw Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
January 24, 2013
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2013
Spmn in the TAMUIC

coll'ed at UV light

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