Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#428604
Ground Beetle - Morion monilicornis

Ground Beetle - Morion monilicornis
Pearl River County, Mississippi, USA
July 18, 2010
Size: 15mm BL
Found in rotting pine and id appreciated.

Morion monilicornis
is confirmed based on my microscopic examination of this interesting teneral specimen which is now a photo-voucher in the P.W.Messer collection. Thanks Johnny for adding this new species to my reference collection.

nice! teneral individual [color, soft elytra...]
Moved from Beetles.

 
Ditto.
I notice Johnny is now submitting carabid photos among the clearest here at BugGuide -- especially important because of the southern fauna representation and a commitment to scientific photo-vouchering.

Johnny, I don't have this species in my reference collection. This one, a future mature black specimen, and other carabids from your area can be accumulated for one mailing later this summer if you like. If saved in alcohol temporarily, please do not lose track of individual photo numbers. Thanks so much.

 
Thanks Guys
I have intentions of mailing this along with the other from a few days
ago tomorrow sometime and thanks for compliments to both of you.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.