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Photo#170093
DSCF7447.JPG - Meloe strigulosus - male

DSCF7447.JPG - Meloe strigulosus - Male
edge of Willapa Bay, Bay Center 98527 Willapa, Pacific County, Washington, USA
February 17, 2008
Size: body length ~26mm
geo:lat=46.624389 geo:lon=-123.949728
Scale: Graph squares ¼ in² or 6.35 mm

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DSCF7447.JPG - Meloe strigulosus - male DSCF7454.JPG - Meloe strigulosus

Meloe strigulosus Mannerheim
John Pinto det.

Moved from Oil Beetles.

Oil Beetle
This looks like a male with those kinky antennae. here's the guide page.

 
Thank you!
Thank you!

 
Welcome!
Welcome to Bugguide! We especially appreciate your contributions from the Pacific Northwest, which is still largely under-represented here. This oil beetle might be Meloe angusticollis, but I can't be positive.

 
Thanks
And further thanks Eric. I have been a contributor to BG but mainly in only one group: My Images

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