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Spotted Rove Beetle - Platydracus maculosus - male

Spotted Rove Beetle - Platydracus maculosus - Male
Middleburg, Clay County, Florida, USA
March 27, 2009
Size: 22.7mm
Found under Armadillo road kill. Data posting for this species for Florida in March.

Images of this individual: tag all
Spotted Rove Beetle - Platydracus maculosus - male Spotted Rove Beetle? - Platydracus maculosus - male

Nice shots of a specimen of Platydracus maculosus, if I am recalling the spelling correctly:-) One of our largest species of rove beetles. They prey on the maggots in carrion.

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