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Northern Carrion Beetle

Thanatophilus lapponicus


Black, pronotum sometimes with yellowish hairs. Each elytron has four ridges (costae), with distinctive warty bumps (tubercles) in intervals between ridges ( from bug guide )


Western North American. I usually find them under dead animals

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Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Apr 24, 2019
Submitted on Apr 27, 2019

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