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indoor beetle - Phymatodes testaceus

indoor beetle - Phymatodes testaceus
Door County, Wisconsin, USA
February 26, 2013
Several of these beetles seen in the house in the last few weeks - after the first significant snow fall. Martha thinks they are coming from the firewood.

neat pic! cropped it for the guide
Martha is right: this Eurasian beetle commonly shows up in US homes, brought inside with imported firewood

Moved from ID Request.

I would say Phymatodes testaceus

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