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Darkling Beetle - Eleodes

Darkling Beetle - Eleodes
Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA
July 7, 2009
Size: 5/8"
I call this one "Lumpy" because of the texture of the carapace. Found alongside the house.


Moved from ID Request.

A guess to pass the time
until a real expert comes along. Might it be a Tenebrionid of some kind? Perhaps something close to this?

excellent call, imho
you definitely pass your time very efficiently, Ken.

I get lucky. Thanks for the validation!

audaces fortuna juvat

they say. :)

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