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Garden Carrion Beetle

Heterosilpha ramosa


Adults are comparatively broader and more flattened than members of other Silphidae genera. Temples behind the eyes bear a row of long, erect setae and the inner edge of the femora has a pair of ridges. Very dark gray to black.


North and Central America. Common in western North America, east to Ontario.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Apr 24, 2020
Submitted on Apr 24, 2020

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