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Small hairy black beetle - Caenocara

Small hairy black beetle - Caenocara
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
September 14, 2020
AI says this is Rhyzobius but that doesn't look right to me. I don't have an alternative, though.

you really need to see the eyes to r/o Byrrodes

Moved from Beetles.

Hmmm. Maybe Caenocara. Too ba
Hmmm. Maybe Caenocara. Too bad antennae were not showing.

none other; good call
they become more common at lights towards the autumn