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Ground Beetle? - Xestonotus lugubris - female

Ground Beetle? - Xestonotus lugubris - Female
SUDBURY, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
November 2, 2005
Size: 10mm

Xestonotus lugubris
diagnostic: shape of pronotum (deeply anteriorly emarginate, very wide w/broadly rounded hind angles), huge head, pro-/mesotarsi paler than tibiae, antennae gradually paler towards apex
good pic of male A. harrisii (which is also larger in avg.) for comparison:

Moved from Anisodactylus harrisii.

Anisodactylus harrisi
Looks just like Anisodactylus harrisi.

Yes, very nice portrait of a ground beetle! Not sure what subfamily.

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