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Platydema? - Platydema laevipes

Platydema? - Platydema laevipes
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
August 7, 2010
Size: 6.4mm
Found under bark.

Moved tentatively; laevipes looks fine to me
Moved from Platydema.

Moved from Darkling Beetles.
The UNH site lists 8 species of Platydema, including P. laevipes.

Platydema yes
looks like the P. americanum you posted before. Keys to P. laevipes on the Eastern tenebs site, but the keys on that site are for Florida only and may not take into account species in your area.

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