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ID Me Please - Platydracus maculosus

ID Me Please - Platydracus maculosus
Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
August 16, 2006
Size: 2.8 cm

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Moved
Moved to guide.

Moved

Platydracus maculosus
As indicated by MikeD.

rove beetle
This is definitely a rove beetle. I see them in my yard all the time. I saw one eating a dead snake the other day. Cool huh?

My Guess
I'm thinking more along the lines of this, but I think we should wait for a confirmation.

The mode of movement on this
The mode of movement on this bug was very strange. It almost "snaked" along or still yet looked like a fish out of water.

 
Rove Beetle
Looks a lot like Platydracus maculosus to me, but I'd wait to hear from someone who knows what they're talking about. ;)

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