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Colorful Foliage Ground Beetle

Lebia fuscata


Very small beetle (< 0.25 inches). Head and thorax are black. Abdomen is a coffee-colored brown with black markings (like spots). Mouth parts are well developed.


Attracted to a porch light near deciduous woods in a southeastern forest in the midlands of South Carolina (Edgefield County).

1 Species ID Suggestions

KeithRoragen 11 years ago
Ground Beetle
Lebia fuscata Species Lebia fuscata - BugGuide.Net

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1 Comment

KenCheeks 11 years ago

Thanks KeithRoragen for the identification assistance. I think that you nailed it.

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North Augusta, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 30, 2013
Submitted on Apr 1, 2013

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