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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Long-necked Ground Beetle - Colliuris pensylvanica

Long-necked Ground Beetle - Colliuris pensylvanica
Parsons Run, Duluth, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
May 15, 2004
Attracted to a mercury vapor lamp then photographed indoors.

What a neat little critter!

I agree!
Hey, Troy, I think we still need an image of this thing for the field guide. We took a photo of a specimen, but your image is better.

Field Guide
Say Eric, about that field guide project, I'm interested in learning more. As a relatively recent participant I no doubt missed much of the discussion on it. Is there someplace I can go to read up on it? If not, how soon is it likely to be published and by whom?

Missing a leg
He's missing a leg, but if you want it I'll be happy to send it along.

Photoshop magic...
Nothing a little Photoshop can't fix. In fact, this fella was missing a back leg when I shot him:

...and Kaufman is known for good digital work on thier guides...