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Shovel-faced Beetle - Ataenius strigatus

Shovel-faced Beetle - Ataenius strigatus
Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
July 17, 2009
Size: 4.3 mm
This little beetle landed, conveniently, on white paper I had out to shoot stag beetles on. Attracted to my patio light at night.

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Shovel-faced Beetle - Ataenius strigatus Shovel-faced Beetle - Ataenius strigatus

nice pic -- so that i'm reasonably sure this is A. strigatus
will have it checked by Dr. Skelley

Moved from ID Request.

 
Thanks much!
This one has a particularly funny face.

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