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Oil Beetles - Meloe impressus? - Meloe impressus - male - female

Oil Beetles - Meloe impressus? - Meloe impressus - Male Female
Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA
September 27, 2011
interesting antennae...
phoretic mite...
mating?

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Oil Beetles - Meloe impressus? - Meloe impressus Oil Beetles - Meloe impressus? - Meloe impressus - male - female Oil Beetles - Meloe impressus? - Meloe impressus - male - female

ID confirmed by J.D. Pinto: Meloe impressus
his comment: "Note the flared segment V. This feature separates males of this species from those of the similar M. americanus - although in this case locality (too far north) and bright metallic color pretty much exclude americanus."

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