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darkling beetle Eleodes? - Alobates

darkling beetle Eleodes? - Alobates
Allerton Park, Piatt County, Illinois, USA
May 18, 2017
Found on night lighting sheet on lawn of 4H camp. Looks very similar to the desert stink beetles I've seen in New Mexico but it seems out of range for Illinois.

Moved from ID Request.

Alobates. Either A. pensylvan
Alobates. Either A. pensylvanica or A. molitor. You can tell the difference because A. molitor has a tuft of yellow hair under its head, while A. pensylvanica does not.

you mean, morio, i suspect -- not molitor


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