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Photo#148341
Rather Large Beetle For ID - Sandalus niger - female

Rather Large Beetle For ID - Sandalus niger - Female
Norris City, White County, Illinois, USA
September 8, 2007
Size: > 1 inch long
I'm hoping somebody recognizes this timid beetle, one who sat still patiently for my photographs.

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Rather Large Beetle For ID - Sandalus niger - female Rather Large Beetle For ID - Sandalus niger - female

Moved
Moved from Sandalus. This is Sandalus niger.

Nice!
This is a female. Males are somewhat smaller, light brown, and have greatly-expanded antennae. Keep an eye on her, as she will attract many males.

 
Found Her
I initially found her on a tree trunk where several Cicada shells were attached.

Moved

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