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Darkling Beetle - Helops spretus

Darkling Beetle - Helops spretus
1 mile north of Westwood, Lassen County, California, USA
June 14, 2010
Size: Body length 20mm
ok no guess placement on this one.

I found this one in a small clear cut area under some wood debris about a mile north of town.

Images of this individual: tag all
Darkling Beetle - Helops spretus Darkling Beetle - Helops spretus

Moved tentatively
Moved from Helops.

Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

 
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Thank you Kojun for the update on this beetle and the other one also!

cool. has the appearance of an ovesized, armored Helops
...but every other teneb looks like something it's not :)
will ask around -- someone will hopefully recognize

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