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Beetle - Blapstinus histricus

Beetle - Blapstinus histricus
Rowland Heights, Los Angeles County, California, USA
September 1, 2012
I found this beetle in the sand and I would like its ID.

Moved tentatively
Moved from Blapstinus.

Moved from Darkling Beetles.

Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae)
Moved from ID Request. Maybe Blapstinus or something close to that.

Please crop your images... close to "just the bug" as possible. Only you and the editors can see the full-size pics. Everyone else is left looking at little bugs in a lot of unnecessary background. :)

You can click on "edit" and simply upload cropped versions, if available. They will replace the current images. Thanks.

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