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Ground beetle





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KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 5 years ago

This is a fairly common Ground Beetle in the genus Scarites. If disturbed, they often play dead by folding their legs and arching their backs.

Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.47, Long: -73.16

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on May 27, 2012

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