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click beetle - Ampedus nigricollis

click beetle - Ampedus nigricollis
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 16, 2005
Size: 10mm

Thanks Dennis
I know there's a ton of species of Elaterids, and it's great when one gets identified to species.

Ampedus sp.
Fine image of a species in the genus Ampedus:-)

Ampedus nigricollis
Based on comparison with the Wagner/Scott Collection. We have similar specimens from Jeanette and Pittsburg, PA.

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