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Agrothereutes abbreviatus iridescens - Agrothereutes abbreviatus - female

Agrothereutes abbreviatus iridescens - Agrothereutes abbreviatus - Female
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
July 3, 2013
Size: 1 cm
Has extra black band on abdomen compared to existing Bugguide photos for the species. Is sp. right? Is 'iridescens' ?

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Townes divided the eastern population into northern and southern subspecies, which were substantially sympatric. Hence, I synonymized the two. In his color description of the more northern specimens, he said that the third tergite is sometimes partially or entirely fuscous, but he didn't mention a case in which the second tergite was partially fuscous. However, given the basal coloration of the hind tibia and the agreement in other respects, I think this can't be anything other than abbreviatus iridescens.

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