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Blaps lethifera

Blaps lethifera
Québec City, Quebec, Canada
Size: 25 mm
Was found in a stable. According to the current information, this European species can only be found in stables, at least in the Province of Québec.

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Moved from Tenebrioninae.

On the info page for this spe
On the info page for this species range it states "adventive in NA: ne. US (NY-OH-VA)(3) & QC ("in Canada [...] it is only known from the province of Québec as far as I know."

I have collected this species (or one very similar) from Windsor, Ontario in the stables of a horse racing track. The stables used to be heated all year and the beetles were quite common until the winter heating was ceased. The track had since been shuttered, however I still have a few specimens.

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