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Saw several of these large insects on the beach. Easily 2" long.

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Oil Beetles - Photo (c) Dick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Oil Beetles (Genus Meloe)
Posted by muir about 4 years ago (Flag)
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I'm pretty sure this is an oil beetle. I saw one in Virginia and posted some information.

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Posted by hartvillestuff about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks! That's a pretty interesting bug!

Posted by hartvillestuff about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Oil Beetles - Photo (c) Dick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
borisb's ID: Oil Beetles (Genus Meloe)
Posted by borisb 4 months ago (Flag)
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Oil Beetles - Photo (c) Dick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Oil Beetles (Genus Meloe)
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