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Photo#151554
Unknown Beetle?

Unknown Beetle?
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Halifax Regional Municipality County, Nova Scotia, Canada
October 12, 2007
very dark red behind, about 3 millimetres, i found it dead on my pants.

Frassed
Moved from Mezium.

Spider beetle.
Nice job recognizing this as a beetle! Seriously, they are rather atypical compared to most beetles. This is a "spider beetle" in the genus Mezium. They feed on dry organic matter, so you might check for infested dry foods and discard them. That includes pet food.

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