I’m trying to find out the name of a "creature", actually it’s a beetle of some kind. It looks just like a beetle but its 1-1/4" long (or more) and 3/4" wide (approx). Its color is an army green with spots (like freckles) on the back. The legs are black and hairy-looking. It almost looks prehistoric due to the size. Any ideas? Oh yes, when I found it, it was dead so I scooped it up and have it in a cup. I submitted a photo but not sure where it goes or to what-if-any, forum. Found in northern Virginia, Gainsville, VA
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