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A pile of tenebs

A pile of tenebs
Cool, El Dorado County, California, USA
December 26, 2007
Here are five of the darkling beetle species I collected in Cool, Calif. at Christmastime. Most were under boards or logs lying on the ground. I kept a good many live ones in a rearing container, feeding them rolled oats about once a week and some, at least, have produced offspring. I have segregated obvious larva types so larval images can be added for each species, providing they mature of course.

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Wow, great!
There's a more detailed view of the one with shiny striated elytra in the next image if that helps.

left to right
Opatroides punctulatus (top)
Nyctoporis sponsa (bottom)
Apsena pubescens
Opatroides punctulatus
not sure
Opatroides punctulatus
Opatroides punctulatus
Eulabis bicarinata
Nyctoporis sponsa

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