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Photo#175199
dark red-brown teneb - Helops

dark red-brown teneb - Helops
Cool, El Dorado County, California, USA
December 26, 2007
Size: about 9.5 mm
This is one of several darkling beetle species I found by turning over boards in a couple of piles of old lumber on the ground on my mom's property during a Christmas-time visit. This one has a cracked elytrum. Check out this one of the same apparent species.

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Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

Helops?
Looks like the genus Helops to me.

 
Sure, why not? I mean, who would know better?
You said under a prior Helops posting I made, "This genus is quite diverse in the US..." so I figure this doesn't have to closely resemble any other Helops on bugguide.

 
another guess
This may be Helops californicus (at least it looks like some of the specimens of that species I have seen). The other Helops you posted looks similar to what I've been calling arizonensis.

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