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Darkling beetle (Platydema sp.) - Platydema americanum

Darkling beetle (Platydema sp.) - Platydema americanum
Chantilly, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
May 31, 2009
Size: ~ 6 mm
Found under the bark of a rotting tree. Please help with ID.

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Darkling beetle (Platydema sp.) - Platydema americanum Darkling beetle (Platydema sp.) - Platydema americanum

Moved

Moved... with reservations
Moved from Platydema.

need closer look to see surface punctures...
...to see surface punctures on elytra and prosternum
must be same as but i'm starting to question that call, too (boils down to americanum vs subcostatum)

 
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