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Eleodes? - Eleodes

Eleodes? - Eleodes
Big Gypsum Valley, Montrose County, Colorado, USA
August 6, 2012
Pit trapped in riparian desert tamarisk habitat in canyon similar to Moab area

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This is a good record...
This form (also known from Kanab, UT through Mesquite NV) is in a mix of things variously identified as E. delicata, E. californica, and E. nevadensis. It needs to be revised along with its cave-dwelling relatives in Caverneleodes.

very neat!
I'd be happy to send you a specimen if you want.


Moved from Darkling Beetles.

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