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rove beetle - Anotylus rugosus

rove beetle - Anotylus rugosus
Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 25, 2010
Size: 3.8mm
Is this an Oxytelinae?

Moved
Moved from Rove Beetles.
Species identification, that's great! It sounds like the Staphylinids have a few unrevised genus.

You're getting good at this T
You're getting good at this Tom :). This is an Anotylus.
Although making species ID's on this unrevised genus is getting into dangerous water, I'd suggest that Anotylus rugosus (introduced) is a good enough match for the guide.

Cheers,
Adam

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