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Rove beetle

Platydracus maculosus


several cm long, GIANT for insects around here! looks like some sort of earwig!


on shrub in garden near forest and stream


Very active, landed in front of me and then took right off again! The wings are coming up to take off in flight!

1 Species ID Suggestions

stho002 7 years ago
Rove beetle
Platydracus maculosus Species Platydracus maculosus - BugGuide.Net

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Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Sep 10, 2013
Submitted on Nov 22, 2013

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