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Rove Beetle (Larva)

Quedius sp.

Description:

Finally... something that gives the house centipede a run for it's money in the whole 'freak-me-out' department. and it's eating a dead worm it found on the sidewalk.

Habitat:

City sidewalk next to the Don Valley.

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3 Comments

TKBotting
TKBotting 8 years ago

Rove beetle for sure, not sure of species, but if the guys at bugguide are leary about putting these into species, I'll settle for Genus. Thanks for your hlep loannis!

TKBotting
TKBotting 8 years ago

Yes, I'm pretty sure it's a larva. I will check out staphylinidae -- thanks!!

Ioannis
Ioannis 8 years ago

I think it belongs to the staphylinidae family but I don't know which species. Maybe it's a larva.

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Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jun 21, 2009
Submitted on Sep 9, 2012

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