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Small fast beetle - Scaphisoma

Small fast beetle - Scaphisoma
Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
May 11, 2006
Size: 3mm
Found a couple of these inside a rotten log.

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Staphylinidae: Scaphidiinae: Scaphisoma sp.
I think Scaphisoma, but the critical features of the relative lengths of the basal antennomeres can't be seen - it could be Baeocera.

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