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Beetle from Edge of Stream - Platynus brunneomarginatus

Beetle from Edge of Stream - Platynus brunneomarginatus
Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego County, California, USA
November 8, 2017
Size: body 10 mm
A bunch of these beetles were buried in the gravel, leaves, and detritus right at the edge of a stream.

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Beetle from Edge of Stream - Platynus brunneomarginatus Beetle from Edge of Stream - Platynus brunneomarginatus

Platynus brunneomarginatus
A common western Platynus with this color scheme and body shape. They are sometimes totally dark in parts of their range, too.
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Harpalitae
Definitely looks like Harpalitae. Looks like it's probably Atranus pubescens, but I don't know how to tell for sure. Thanks for the id.

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