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Beetle - Scarites

Beetle - Scarites
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
September 8, 2019
I see these small beetles all over the place at work at night. They have huge mandibles and seem much too large for their size. I found this little guy in the parking lot at work on a hot Sunday afternoon. It was already dead but perfectly preserved. It's about a half inch long. I rescued the husk from a couple of interested ants as I thought it might take a few good photos. And yep... I have NO IDEA what this is. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance. :)

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