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Photo#670167
Black Beetle in an Oak Tree - Centronopus opacus

Black Beetle in an Oak Tree - Centronopus opacus
Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
July 6, 2012
Size: a little less than 1"
This beetle was in a red oak tree, in a hole that had apparently been opened or expanded by a woodpecker.

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W.E. Steiner says: "This has to be Centronopus opacus"
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

challenging angle, but pls check out Merinus laevis
...and tell us what you think

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