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scientific name    Ipelates latus    

This small, oval agyrtine has a large pentagonal clypeus; the antennae have the apical segments thickened into a club that is covered with uniformly short microsetae and there are a circle of white scales lying within a sharp apical ring.

This is another western species ranging from northern British Columbia to central California. In Alberta it is confined to the western mountains.

Meaning of name: "wide." It refers to the short broad shape of this species.

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