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Imago - Polypleurus geminatus

Imago - Polypleurus geminatus

Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

Polypleurus
The paired large pits between the carina on the elytra leads me to believe this is Polypleurus. The pronotum and size makes this Polypleurus geminatus.

Genus?
To me, a Polo*pinus in the guide looks similar, so the genus might be a candidate - but it is for sure not the same species.
In any case, its best to wait for Kojun´s opinion (our Darkling beetle expert).

Tenebrionidae
funny species, new to the guide, it seems.

 
Genus?
It was kind of grey and didn't move as fast as this one, which is also a new species for the guide.
I've moved it, ie, dumped it on the Tenbrionidae.
Boris, any ideas for, at least, its genus?

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