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Monotomid - Monotoma bicolor - male

Monotomid - Monotoma bicolor - Male
Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
June 5, 2013
Found in a pile of grass clippings.

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Monotomid - Monotoma bicolor - male Monotomid - Monotoma bicolor - male

Monotoma bicolor Villa & Villa, male
ID confirmed from this male specimen, now a photo-voucher, and examination of its genitalia. Thanks Tom.

Moved
Moved from Monotoma.

tantalizing... leaning towards bicolor...
...but can't rule out other options; the head is out of focus, can't see what is really going on there: eyes appear too small, and temporal part almost parallel --might well be an illusion caused by vestiture

Moved from Root-eating Beetles.

 
another pic added
the head is is better focus in that one.

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