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Bug id please

Posted by whaisname Long Island z7 (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 9, 13 at 12:21

I posted on another forum and it was suggested I post here. Found this fellow while planting. I thought he was dead but really perked up when I handled him. Some suggestions were made as to what he is but nothing fully matches. His antenna are longish and end in a dot that matches the color on the back. Thanks so much!

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RE: Bug id please

I think that it is a Sexton beetle...there are several species of these important beetles, some of which appear to be very much like yours. Scroll down through the attached image link.

Here is a link that might be useful: Click here for images

RE: Bug id please

By Jove you've done it. Thanks Rhizo

RE: Bug id please

You're welcome!

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