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Discover Life 6 kinds match:
Acmaeodera marginenotata  [popup]
Acmaeodera ornata  [popup]
Acmaeodera pulchella  [popup]
Acmaeodera texana  [popup]
Acmaeodera tubulus  [popup]
Acmaeodera xanthosticta  [popup]

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REMAINING (number with state)
Abdomen, Basal half of elytra, Color of metallic reflections - Careful do not use with discolored specimens or those with soap film
 Bronze (4)
 Blue (3)
 White (3)
Abdomen, Elytra, Pattern of pale spots
 At least one patch encompasing greater than 8 pits, usually many more (3)
 All pale spots encompassing 8 or fewer pits (2)
Abdomen, Fifth ventrite, Presence of a short ridge parallel to and set back only a fraction of the total segment length from the apical rim
 Absent (3)
 Present (3)
Abdomen, First ventrite, Presence of a large pale spot at its base
 Absent (4)
 Present (2)
Head, Long hairs located in the region from the vertex to the antennae, Color
 White (4)
 Black (3)
Size in millimeters
 8 (6)
 7 (4)
 9 (4)
 10 (3)
 6 (3)
 11 (2)
 5 (2)
 12 (1)
 4 (1)
State or province where beetle was collected
 FL (6)
 AL (4)
 GA (4)
 IL (4)
 IN (4)
 KY (4)
 MD (4)
 MS (4)
 NC (4)
 NJ (4)
 OH (4)
 SC (4)
 TN (4)
 VA (4)
 WV (4)
 DC (3)
 DE (3)
 MI (3)
 NY (3)
 Ontario (3)
 PA (3)
 WI (3)
 CT (1)
 MA (1)
 ME (1)
 NH (1)
 Quebec (1)
 RI (1)
 VT (1)
Thorax, Pronotum, Presence of a pale spot on the very far lateral sides
 Absent (3)
 Present (3)