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Click Beetle

Ampedus cordifer


Black beetle with orange elytra that has a large black spot on the ends of each that look like a heart when they're together. The species name, "cordifer" means heart-bearer. There is a single, small black spot on the top of each elytra. The antennae are serrated.


Wood pile in Oak woodland. This species is found in the extreme western states in the US, Baja California and BC Canada.

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 months ago

No notifications then - thanks.

Hi Mark :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 months ago

Test comment. Please add a comment Cindy.

California, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2020
Submitted on Apr 22, 2020

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