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Photo#463507
Black Beetle - Coelocnemis magna

Black Beetle - Coelocnemis magna
Boulder Creek, Country club area, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
September 13, 2010

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Black Beetle - Coelocnemis magna Black Beetle - Coelocnemis magna

Moved tentatively
Moved from Coelocnemis.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Coelocnemis sp.
Tenebrionidae

 
species?
It looks like these, since you supplied me a point to search from, I think it looks like this.
Darkling Beetles (Tenebrionidae) » Tenebrioninae » Amphidorini » Eleodes

 
changed mym mind
http://bugguide.net/node/view/159342

hopefully an expert can ID this, and tell me what I should be looking for. I frequently see these in rotting wood or in this case the bark falling off of seasoned firewood.

 
Coelocnemis -- that's exactly what Blaine said right away

 
Thanks!
to both of you, this has been a great day for ID's on my submissions!
Scott

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