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Photo#983863
black speck - Rhyzopertha dominica

black speck - Rhyzopertha dominica
Goshen, Orange County, New York, USA
August 24, 2014
Size: apx 1.5 mm
Sorting through my birds partially eaten seeds, I found this tiny black speck that moved. On closer evaluation, it turned out to be the attached living creature that was no more than 1-2 mm in length. The image is the best I could get without photomicroscopy but I hope there is enough detail for someone to venture an ID.

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date field needs to be fixed
the industry standard in entomology is mm as body size unit

 
microns vs mm
thank you. Change made as required.

 
date field still not fixed

 
date field
sorry i miss read date vs data and first corrected units. Date is now correct. sorry for the
confusion, adl

 
thanks for the corrections!

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