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Somotrichus? - Somotrichus unifasciatus

Somotrichus? - Somotrichus unifasciatus
Spiderweb, Aiken County, South Carolina, USA
September 2, 2011
Came to light.

Somotrichus unifasciatus or ??

Moved from Beetles.

I'm not sure what else it could be, looks spot-on.

Agree - Somotrichus unifasciatus.
Fortunately this species can be easily recognized from an image of its dorsal habitus. This new record extends the range of this introduced species in USA. I will alert Yves Bousquet who is revising a catalogue of North American Carabidae. Was this important specimen saved and mounted? If so, please attach label with "BugGuide image number" to make it a scientific "photo-voucher". I recommend that it be eventually deposited in an institutional collection. Nice photograph!

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