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Colourful ground beetle - Chlaenius tricolor - female

Colourful ground beetle - Chlaenius tricolor - Female
Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada
May 19, 2011
On my front porch, disappeared under siding after these shots. No smell noticed. On browsing the guide, I found it is similar to Chlaenius aestivus.

Moved from Chlaenius tricolor.

Moved from Ground Beetles.

certainly not aestivus; pretty sure this is Ch. tricolor

Yes, tricolor
Yes, tricolor, confirmed from viewing image by Reggie Webster. May be first for NB in BG.