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Ground Beetle - Xylopinus saperdoides

Ground Beetle - Xylopinus saperdoides
Big Lake, Sherburne County, Minnesota, USA
July 7, 2007
Any possible ID for this beetle? Thanks.

Moved from Xylopinus.

Moved from Darkling Beetles according to expert vote.

Coelometopinae: Xylopinus. Eyes don't match Strongylium

Xylopinus saperdioides


I'm not sure what species, but this is definitely a Tenebrionid, not a Carabid. I know they are often confused!

Reminds me of Strongylium, especially if this thing flew to a light at night.

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