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Photo#82774
Ground Beetle - Pterostichus rostratus

Ground Beetle - Pterostichus rostratus
Albany, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
October 11, 2006
Size: 15mm
Found under a rock in the woods.

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Ground Beetle - Pterostichus rostratus Ground Beetle - Pterostichus rostratus

Are you sure of your identifi
Are you sure of your identification ? It sure look like P. rostratus, but I see something that look like a setal puncture on the 3rd interstrie of the left elytra. P. rostratus don't have any setal puncture. I can be wrong; it's quit hard to see on a picture if it is really a setal punctature or anything else...

 
Pierre-Marc
I posted another picture showing the other side of this beetle, and don't see a puncture there. It must have just had a mark in it's elytra on this one side.

 
Correct
Yes, on the other side I can't see any puncture, so it's praticaly sure that it is P. rostratus.

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