Observation 185369: Tetrapyrgos nigripes (Schwein.) E. Horak

When: 2014-09-06

Collection location: Scotts Run Nature Preserve, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Willow Nero (wbnero)

No specimen available

This was too pretty to pass up. Very small, just 1-1.5 inches broad. Few insect larvae or something under the cap.

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Used references: Had an Audubon guide on hand, matched the description fairly well.
85% (1)
Used references: According to Honan et. al. 2015, http://sci-hub.bz/10.11646/phytotaxa.231.2.1#, T. nigripes is very common in the eastern USA, and no other Tetrapyrgos species have been studied from this region.

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