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Photo#712685
Rove Beetle - Philonthus cruentatus

Rove Beetle - Philonthus cruentatus
Big Gypsum Valley near Slickrock Colorado and Utah border, San Miguel County, Colorado, USA
September 23, 2012
Desert Riparian, caught many of these ranging in size from very small (about 2mm) to larger (about 8mm), only noticed them in fall sites

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Rove Beetle - Philonthus cruentatus Rove Beetle - Philonthus cruentatus

Moved
Moved from Philonthus.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

subtr. Philonthina, i presume; Philonthus?
some spp. look very similar; pls wait for the experts
[edit] ha!! thanks, Adam.

This must be Philonthus cruen
This must be Philonthus cruentus, an introduced species with a very wide range in NA,

Cheers,
Adam

 
just to be sure: cruentus or cruentatus?

 
Ah, nice one V, it's 'cruenta
Ah, nice one V, it's 'cruentatus',
Unfortunately there's also the introduced Quedius cruentus...

 
neat!
thanks for the great ID! interesting non-native!

 
yeah... too many eurotramps :]
poor nearctic region

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