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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May 27, 2014
Transplanting in garden and left hose soaking ground cover. Six of these beetles flew on to adjacent plants.

Images of this individual: tag all
Bettle? Bettle? Bettle?

looks like an Athous s.l. to me, perhaps a non-native one
Moved from ID Request.

for beetle/bug identification purposes, it is advisable to post the all-important dorsal view first [although a good ventral is often a big plus, incl. in the case of elaterids]

Thanks. Next time the first view will be dorsal.

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