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Small Ground beetle - Notiophilus

Small Ground beetle - Notiophilus
Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, California, USA
November 26, 1973
Size: 4mm
Perhaps a genus Notiophilus beetle (1) ?
Somewhat similar to Notiophilus semiopacus also from San Diego County. (2).
My thanks for confirmation or otherwise!

This beetle was caught in a pit-fall trap within mixed scrub-oak and coastal sage scrub habitat.

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Moved
Moved from Ground Beetles.

Notiophilus, 100%
beyond that, no idea. hope others chime in.

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