Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Rove Beetle

Philonthus sp.

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Under porch light at night

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

3 Comments

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

Related Spottings

Rove Beetle Rove beetle rove beetle Rove Beetle

Nearby Spottings

Long-horned Caddisfly Jumping spider with fly Storksbill seed Western Spotted Cucumber Beetle
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors