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Click Beetle

Ampedus cordifer

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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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3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

No notifications then - thanks.

Hi Mark :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Test comment. Please add a comment Cindy.

California, USA

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

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