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metallic carabid - Chlaenius tricolor - male

metallic carabid - Chlaenius tricolor - Male
Cove Point, Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland, USA
June 10, 2019
Size: 13-14mm from photo
Chlaenius, maybe C.tricolor? Whatever it is, it's gorgeous
Thanks for the help


Moved from Ground Beetles.

I see nothing against Chlaenius tricolor
so far.

thanks Peter
I'll leave this one at genus because I don't have any other photos. I'm kicking myself for not bringing it inside to get a full series of angles. If I saw as many carabids at home as I did on this trip, I might know more about them.

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