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Beetle - Chlaenius tricolor - male

Beetle - Chlaenius tricolor - Male
Deane, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
March 14, 2014
Size: 14mm
Found under a piece of wood. Really stinks!

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Beetle - Chlaenius tricolor - male Beetle- - Chlaenius - Chlaenius tricolor - male

Chlaenius tricolor tricolor Dejean, male
Moved from subgenus Chlaeniellus. ID'd from specimen, now a photo-voucher. Thanks Lisa.

vote for C. tricolor
shiny wider pronotum makes me lean towards tricolor vs. nemorallis

Moved from Ground Beetles.

male Chlaenius (Chalaeniellus) sp.
members of this genus are notoriously stinky

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