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Small Devil's Coach Horse

Ocypus nitens

Description:

I think this rove beetle was in a defensive stance. It was 2 to 2.5 cm long.

Habitat:

Suburban yard


1 species ID suggestions

thaptor
thaptor a month ago
Small Devils coach Horse
Ocypus nitens Species Ocypus nitens - BugGuide.Net

Maine, USA

Lat: 43.58, Long: -70.23

Spotted on Oct 30, 2018
Submitted on Dec 7, 2018

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