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Oxacis trirossi? - Oxacis trimaculata

Oxacis trirossi? - Oxacis trimaculata
Franklin County, Missouri, USA
July 9, 2013

Moved tentatively
Moved from Oxacis.

Moved

 
I've seen two of these this year and I have a photo of
one from last year that looks the same, all in the month of July. Not finding anything to match them in the guide makes me really curious as to whether they are a a distinct species or variant or ?? I was thinking that if another one showed up I might capture it and send it to someone who might be able to identify it further. What do you think?

 
yes, these must certainly be collected...
...and sent to experts, but the group is in big disarray and IDs may not be forthcoming until a true hero comes around and revises our fauna painstakingly

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