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Photo#375390
Granulated Darkling Beetle - Eleodes granosa

Granulated Darkling Beetle - Eleodes granosa
Near Ager, Syskiyou County, California, USA
August 30, 2009
Size: ~1-1.5cm
Found at night in quite a dry area (which most of that area is) not too far from water.

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Moved

Eleodes
This is Eleodes granosa. A wide ranging bumpy species.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Cryptoglossa sp.
(differential is Asbolus, but they tend to be broader).

 
I don't think this is Cryptog
I don't think this is Cryptoglossa, that genus are primarily desert dwelling tenebs. We'll see what Kojun says.

 
Well....
That part of Syskiyou Co, Cali is pretty much desert type terrain. It is composed of lots of Sagebrush, Rabbitbrush, Oak, & Juniper. I'll upload a habitat shot of where it was found to give you an idea (if it is against the rules frass it).

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