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Large Rove Beetle

Platydracus maculosus


One of the largest rove beetles I see in this area. Brown body with black markings and a yellowish tip to the abdomen. Dark black iridescent wings that fold up under that tiny elytra.


Suburban. Found crawling in a parking lot.

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 1, 2016
Submitted on Mar 22, 2020

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