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Photo#86890
Spider Beetle - Ptinus fur - female

Spider Beetle - Ptinus fur - Female
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
October 2, 2006
Size: about 3 mm

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Thank you, Boris.
I suspected P. fur, which I know is essentially world-wide.

Female of Ptinus, probably P.fur!
Hi!
In the genus Ptinus, males and females may be alike - in this case, more elongate and with perceptible "shoulders" - or sexually dimorphic: females are flightless, elytra convex and shoulders rounded off.
Colour pattern, especially the "combs" on the pronotum, indicate the species named above, a common storage pest insect originating from Europe.

regards, Boris

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