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Bright metallic ground beetle - Stenocrepis elegans

Bright metallic ground beetle - Stenocrepis elegans
San Carlos Lake, Graham County, Arizona, USA
May 9, 2016
Size: ~9mm
Under a rock on the muddy shore. I would really like an ID if possible for this beauty. It looks to me a lot like A. muelleri except for the white legs and antennae portions. Thanks in advance for the help.

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Bright metallic ground beetle - Stenocrepis elegans Bright metallic ground beetle - Stenocrepis elegans

thanks for the addition, Mark
cool

Moved, Stenocrepis elegans
I agree (I have collected this guy in AZ). Surprisingly not on BugGuide until now (unless there was a taxonomic change I was unaware of)

Moved from Ground Beetles.

Stenocrepis elegans (LeConte)
in my opinion. This oodine gem is restricted to the region AZ-southern CA-northwestern Mexico.

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