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Snail-eating Ground Beetle

Scaphinotus sp

Description:

Metallic purple all over.

Habitat:

Found under a moist log in an oak forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Snail-eating Ground Beetle
Scaphinotus sp. Genus Scaphinotus - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

I added it Keith, and thanks for the ID again!

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 7 years ago

Please consider adding this gorgeous beetle to the Beetles! mission.
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1150...

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2013
Submitted on May 2, 2013

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