Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#52282
beetle - Ammodonus fossor

beetle - Ammodonus fossor
Canadian river road SW of Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA
May 14, 2006
Size: aprox. 5mm
Quite a few of these in the sand.

Moved
Moved from Opatrinae.

Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

ammodonus
notched clypeus suggests its Opatrinae. Most likely Ammodonus

Darkling Beetle.
This is some kind of darkling beetle in the family Tenebrionidae. Amazing shot showing the texture of this insect.

 
Darkling beetle
Thanks for the ID Eric.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.