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Beetle - Plochionus timidus

Beetle - Plochionus timidus
Deane, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
November 29, 2013
Size: 8mm
Not sure if this is the same kind as the other one, looks like more space behind its head/neck and wrinkled.I tried to find it. Bless your hearts for knowing the Beetles!!

Plochionus timidus
Moved from ID Request.

 
Plochionus timidus
Thank you.

 
This specimen represents a new state record for KY
which I added to the post-2012 Caraboid Registry. The range limits are not extended as "Plochionus timidus" is reported by Bousquet (2012) to be in all the states surrounding KY.

 
Beetle
Thank you very much. I started not to post this one because it looked a lot like another one I had posted . I saw a few different things and decided to ask, I never thought about it being a state record! I am trying to figure these guys out but they sure can be tough.
Every one here has been a great help.

 
Many ground beetles are quite similar
with only subtle differences that become more obvious the more time one spends working with them. Same is true with other insect groups of course. Keep posting, you find very interesting arthropods.

 
Beetle
Thanks I will have to depend on you all. I search and wind up confused, but I am learning as I go.

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