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1 Species ID Suggestions

Joseph29 4 years ago
American Oil Beetle
Meloe Americanus A Blister Beetle - Meloe americanus - Overview

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bill.schneekloth 4 years ago

These are near an area that has many sweat (miner) bees in the spring

bill.schneekloth 4 years ago

Thanks so much I will check out the link

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 4 years ago

Nice spotting! It's an oil beetle (Meloe sp.)....and, this is a male (they have bent antennae). This is probably either Meloe impressus or Meloe americanus. Here's a link:

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Nov 1, 2017
Submitted on Nov 1, 2017

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