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Dark Patterned Beetle - Paranovelsis

Dark Patterned Beetle - Paranovelsis
Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
July 6, 2013
Size: 4 mm
Found on my patio in the evening. Reminds me of a carpet beetle, but so dark...

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Moved
"Paranovelsis, most likely P. aequalis." per Andreas Herrmann

 
Thanks for that
Those sure do look similar.

Moved tentatively; must be it, but...
...this is not an area where i could set anyone straight :/

Moved from Beetles.

 
Well
it certainly looks like those others. Thank you! And I *just* made the connection as to why I always find carpet beetle larvae in any animal bones I find and bring home. I am slow sometimes...

Trogoderma glabrum??
v will set me straight

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