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Photo#245667
not a darkling beetle

not a darkling beetle
Newport News, Virginia, USA
June 21, 2008
Size: about 1.4 cm
I found this beetle at a blacklight i set up, and have been trying to id it to family.
I first thought it was a darkling beetle, until i took this picture today and was able to clearly see the hind tarsi.

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not a darkling beetle not a darkling beetle

lymexylidae
Thank you for your help,

David

Melittomma sp.?
I wonder if this might be a "ship-timber beetle" in the family Lymexylidae?

 
looks like a lymexylid indeed
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