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Histeridae - Margarinotus merdarius

Histeridae - Margarinotus merdarius
In Westwood - elevation 5100ft, Lassen County, California, USA
June 10, 2008
Found this beetle in the dog's outdoor water bucket. Thanks for any further ID placement!

(plus three mites?)

Moved tentatively
Moved from Clown Beetles.

Margarinotus sp. (Histerini).
Margarinotus sp. (Histerini). Hard to tell beypnd that, may be merdarius given the general body outline and specimen's anthropogenic habitat

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