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Unidentified copper-colored, spotted beetle - Diaperis maculata

Unidentified copper-colored, spotted beetle - Diaperis maculata
Williston Park, Nassau County, New York, USA
August 19, 2020
Size: 1/4" approx
Found, at night, with group of beetles and a slug on a large fungus at the base of a tree

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Tenebrionidae - Darkling Beetles
Most likely Diaperis maculata, see what experts say.
Like this one also from New York:

 
Diaperis maculata
Thank you! That seems to be a match! I searched everywhere, but couldn't find one like it.

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