Bug to identify
Hello –
Found this critter outside on the deck in southeastern NC. Thought it was a small bird when he flew. What is it? Also, this one was out there that same night. I’m guessing he’s a mole cricket – but I’m not sure. Thanks!
Ben McCoy

Hi Ben,
That would have to be a very small bird. This is some species of Click Beetle, probably in the subfamily Agrypninae based on images we found on BugGuide. Some species in this subfamily glow. We will see if Eric Eaton agrees with us and can provide additional information. Your other insect is a Mole Cricket.

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