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Photo © Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved
Mount Diablo State Park, Contra Costa County, CA, USA (Google, OSM)
37.9155311584, -121.9224472046
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Description

Many thanks to the little girl and her family that found these beetles. Following kids around is a pretty good way to find cool bugs.

Observed in Mount Diablo State Park in a grassy meadow. About 1 cm long.

mating
Mar. 24, 2010 04:25:23 +1300
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Podabrus - Photo (c) Dick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Genus Podabrus, a member of Soldier Beetles (Family Cantharidae)
Posted by kueda over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Podabrus - Photo (c) Dick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Genus Podabrus, a member of Soldier Beetles (Family Cantharidae)
kueda has chosen to retain control over the taxa associated with their observations
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