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Melyrid - Hypebaeus oblitus - male

Melyrid - Hypebaeus oblitus - Male
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
June 8, 2013
Size: 2mm

Hypebaeus oblitus (LeConte), male
Specimen now a photo-voucher. Thanks Tom.

This species was synonymized under H. apicalis (Horn) by Marshall (1). I don't know when/if it was resurrected. Taxonomy in this family is quite messy, and sometimes confusing as hell.

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