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Rove Beetle

Philonthus sp.


Black beetle about 1 inch long. This is a type of large Rove Beetle. The elytra are very short and don't cover the majority of the abdomen.


Under porch light at night

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Thank you Czezar and Gilma!

Nice spotting, CindyBinghamKeiser.

Czezar Csongor
Czezar Csongor 7 years ago

It is a Staphylinus species

Poway, California, United States

Spotted on Sep 14, 2013
Submitted on Sep 16, 2013

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