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BG2608 E4474 - Homaeotarsus

BG2608 E4474 - Homaeotarsus
Barney Farm, Hwy 103, 1.0 mi. NW Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
May 23, 2009
Size: body length 8.7 mm.
We think this Rove Beetle may be Homaeotarsus bicolor.
Placement would be appreciated.
Gayle

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BG2608 E4474 - Homaeotarsus BG2608 E4474 - Homaeotarsus

Thanks Adam & Blaine,
We appreciate your help with our images.
Gayle

This is Homaeotarsus, but not
This is Homaeotarsus, but not bicolor. There are many reddish ones, with at least some undescribed species in the south.

Cheers,
Adam

Interesting
I can see why earwigs used to be classified with the Coleoptera- the superficial similarities are striking.

Moved
Moved from Beetles.

I would agree...
with the genus ID, but not enough for species. I will move to genus.

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