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Beetle - Blapstinus

Beetle - Blapstinus
Encino, Los Angeles County, California, USA
July 23, 2006
Size: 1/4 inch?
Came to blacklight

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Beetle - Blapstinus Beetle - Blapstinus

Moved from Blapstinus.

Moved from Darkling Beetles.

Darkling would be my first thought. Did you find it under bark or under leaf litter or some other prime darkling habitat?

It came to a blacklight I had set up next to my back door, so it was on the wall of my house.

Obviously, it has more discerning, upscale taste than the average beetle:-) This is indeed some kind of darkling beetle.

I moved it to the family page for now. Maybe I'll be able to get a better shot when I try again this weekend

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