Lothian, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA April 29, 2007 Size: an inch?
Patuxent River microdesert habitat (xeric Maryland Coastal Plain), sandy soils. Larger insect moving at a pretty good clip and hard to photograph. Pictures have been edited-shadows decreased so that you can see the smaller black beetles (?) on the larger black insect. Otherwise they'd all seem even blacker than shown.
Contributed by Sara A. Tangren on 5 February, 2011 - 9:55pm Last updated 28 May, 2011 - 10:17am
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