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Photo#81497
New Smallest Beetle !!!    (for bugguide, me)

New Smallest Beetle !!! (for bugguide, me)
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
October 4, 2006
Size: about 0.5 mm
F L I G H T !

This view is of the backside of one of these beetles more-or-less airborne. You can see the feathery (non-membranous) wings at full extension, ready for a downstroke.

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Nice find
Nice find, nice images, especially this one!

 
Thanks, Stephen.
This is my favorite as well. I was happy to get some images that illustrate the name so well.

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