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Meloe Oil Beetle - Meloe americanus - female

Meloe Oil Beetle - Meloe americanus - Female
Lenexa, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
April 6, 2012
Size: 1 1/8"
Walking along a driveway at night in a wooded/prairie area.

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J.D. Pinto: "Almost certainly Meloe americanus"
Moved from Oil Beetles.

 
Thanks!
I wasn't expecting to get a species ID. Great! It was an impressive critter.

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