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Winter beetle - Alobates pensylvanicus

Winter beetle - Alobates pensylvanicus
Cedar Rapids/ICNC, Linn County, Iowa, USA
January 29, 2012
Size: 18mm or so
Under bark of dead tree

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Moved from ID Request.

Maybe Alobates
This reminds me of Alobates, though it could be another type of Darkling Beetle. You should wait for an expert to weigh in before moving it to the guide.

 
A. pennsylvanica, sure thing
the larvae may well be that sp., too

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