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Species Fact Sheet
Nitops craigheadi (Dobson, 1972)

Figure 1. Male dorsal and ventral view

Diagnosis: Nitops craigheadi specimens are distinguished from other eastern North American species, except Nitops ophthalmicus, by having a ratio of eye width at the widest point in dorsal view to interocular distance at narrowest point of 1:3 or less (Fig. 2).

Distribution: Nitops craigheadi is found in Florida and also in Cuba and the West Indies.

Biology: No biological information for N. craigheadi has been published.

Dobson RM (1972) – distribution
Peck SB, Thomas MC (1998) – distribution

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DiLorenzo, C.L., G.S. Powell, A.R. Cline, and J.V. McHugh (2021) Carpophiline-ID, a taxonomic web resource for the identification of Carpophilinae (Nitidulidae) of eastern North America. (vers. 01.19.2021) University of Georgia, retrieved fromĀ