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Meloe Strigulosus - Meloe strigulosus - female

Meloe Strigulosus - Meloe strigulosus - Female
Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA
October 9, 2015
Found this large beetle on our woodpile.

Just curious...
How did you arrive a a species-level ID? These can be quite tricky to identify, especially females.

 
Hi Ken, I was asked to post t
Hi Ken, I was asked to post this by Richard Westcott, pic was shown to Dr John Pinto who confirmed the id. Sorry, I should have mentioned this.

 
Well, now you have :)
Thanks!

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