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Darkling Beetle - Embaphion contusum

Darkling Beetle - Embaphion contusum
Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho, USA
May 1, 2018
Size: 18 mm
I cannot find a match, but it would seem to be a carrion beetle of some sort. None listed in Idaho for this species yet.

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Darkling Beetle - Embaphion contusum Carrion Beetle - Embaphion contusum Carrion Beetle - Embaphion contusum

E. contusum seems likely... but hard to say
Sure has the look of E. contusum. But E. glabrum also has punctures, and when they get full of dirt, they can tend to look like this. In the lateral image it is hard to see where the elytral costae end (whether they go all the way to the margin).

E. contusum has been reported (in collections) from eastern UT and SE Idaho ... but the species probably need to be re-evaluated for the whole genus.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

It's a darkling beetle. Check
It's a darkling beetle. Check out Embaphion.

Someone might be able to get it to species. I'd guess E. glabrum

 
I agree with Embaphion
but elytral texture to me suggests Embaphion contusum over E. glabrum.

 
As the running tally of times
As the running tally of times I've been right and you wrong in the last 10 or so years is roughly 0, we'll go with calling this contusum.

 
Will you move this to the pro
Will you move this to the proper location or shall I free up load to this particular species?

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