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Vivid Metallic Ground Beetle

Chlaenius emarginatus

Description:

Medium sized beetle. Velvety black elytra with fine punctures. Slightly haired. Thorax and head metallic purple. Legs yellow. Large mandibles (distinctive for this species).

Habitat:

Suburban. Attracted to a flood light at night.


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ForestDragon
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ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.51, Long: -77.65

Spotted on Jul 16, 2016
Submitted on Jan 28, 2019

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