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Meloe - Oil Beetle - Meloe niger - female

Meloe - Oil Beetle - Meloe niger - Female
top of Cadillac Mountain Acadia National Park, Maine, USA
May 16, 2013
This was found at the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park. I didn't see these beetles anywhere else during my week there. I think this is the same specimen as the other one I just posted but I am not 100% certain of that so they are not linked.

John Pinto says, "Most likely Meloe niger but can't be sure"
Moved tentatively from Oil Beetles.

thanks for the correction

Moved from ID Request.

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