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Darkling beetle - Tarpela micans

Darkling beetle - Tarpela micans
New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
July 1, 2013
Size: About 1 inch
It came to my moth light

Moved from Beetles.

Moved from ID Request.

Tarpela micans...
and don't you mean moths are coming to your beetle light? :)

iridescent dark beetle
Yes, these nights you are correct, or at least there are as many beetles as larger moths... Thank you, Blaine, for the confirmation of the species of beetle. Well worth seeing. A handsome insect!

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