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Photo#151138
Chlaenius sericeus - male

Chlaenius sericeus - Male
Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
September 29, 2007
Size: 14 mm
Shows ventral surface black, agreeing with description of this species (1) (2). Also shows front tarsomeres 1-3 of male are dilated, have spongy underside--presumably used in mating (1) (2). So this is a male.

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