When I saw this guy I said "Oh, what a cool little micro!" It's really a striking little critter. But I had no idea how cool it actually was. Turns out to be a species that's new to North America, 1st sighted in 2004. More info here: bugguide.net/node/view/56605/bgimage. I first encountered the species when martytdx photographed one in Haddonfield, NJ (south of where I am) www.flickr.com/photos/martytdx/182341208/ & submitted it to the Field Guide group -- credit goes to Marty for tracking down the ID.
8.5 mm long. Only 1 individual seen. Side view here www.flickr.com/photos/anitagould/251980794 gives a good look at the fluffy tail & very unusual mouthparts.
|Photos or sounds?||Yes|
|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
|Does the location seem accurate?||Unknown|
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