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Rove beetle (<em>Ontholestes</em> sp.)
Christine Hanrahan

Rove beetle (Ontholestes sp.)

Larose Forest. Not a very good shot, but it does show the odd "half-shell" look of rove beetles. This one looks like it has lost half its elytra. In fact, its long wings are folded up under this half elytra.


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