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Mystery Beetle - Sandalus

Mystery Beetle - Sandalus
Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
June 20, 2018
Size: 12mm
Found on a Virginia pine bark.
I'd really like to know what family this beetle is from. It has got a lot of elements which, at a cursory glance, suggest a lot of different things. The mandibles look similar to something I saw on a carrion beetle, the posture is like a deathwatch beetle, the flabellate antennae like a rare-click beetle, etc.

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S. petrophya
Transverse, angular pronotum and early date are diagnostic

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

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