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Rove beetle

Family Staphilinidae


Long pointed abdomen that looks like it has mini pinchers (like earwigs have). It's blackish towards its head and reddish towards its bottom.


It was crawling across the floor of my bedroom in the basement. I've seen them in my room before and nowhere else.

1 Species ID Suggestions

oxyjack 8 years ago
Rove beetle
Family Staphilinidae

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Michigan, USA

Spotted on Mar 14, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012

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