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Photo#84020
Rain Beetle - Pleocoma - male

Rain Beetle - Pleocoma - Male
Lorane: 18 miles southwest of Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Size: about an inch long

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Rain Beetle - Pleocoma - male Rain Beetle - Pleocoma - male

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Here are the photos, another
Here are the photos, another male. The kids and I were out before dawn when this guy was flying to try to find a female under the trees, but didn't, of course. I'd love to find one. They should be on the surface when the males are flying.

 
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Pleocoma puncticollis, female above, male below

 
I'm told ..
the females remain in burrows as the males are in flight. Good additional shots - the very hairy ventrum and that shovel shaped head are typical.

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