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I collected this small beetle near Florida Station, Santa Rita Experimental Range during Bugguide Gathering 2013
. It has features of a Carabid, despite being much ligher in color than most. Perhaps it is coming out of a teneral state.
This image is a CombineZP
processed stack of 208 images with a 5.6 µm step taken with a Nikon CFI60 10×/0.25 ∞/0 mm microscope objective + Nikon 135mm F/2.8 AIS telephoto lens + Nikon D300 camera (magnification 6.75×; technique described here