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Margined carrion beetle

Oiceoptoma noveboracense


Black, ovoid beetles with striations on their shells and characteristic red margins on its "cheeks". It resembles a trilobite.


Deciduous forest. We found these munching on a dead fish. Or on the maggots on the dead fish.

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Alison Walden
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Alison Walden

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 23, 2015
Submitted on Jul 24, 2015

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