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rove beetle - Gabrius splendidulus

rove beetle - Gabrius splendidulus
Boxborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
May 1, 2007
Size: 3-4mm

Boris, this was found under bark, so I'll go with Gabrius splendidulus.

Staphylinininae: Philonthina
Some possibilities: a small member of Phil*onthus, a member of Gab*rius . . .
If found under bark, Gab*rius splendidulus is most likely.