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Large Black Articulated Bug
May 30, 2010
This was found digging in some sandy soil on the St. Mary’s River floodplain. There appeared to be another one in the hole beneath it. It was close to an inch long.
Ideaphore
Waternish, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada

OIl Beetle

Dear Ideaphore,
This large Blister Beetle in the genus Meloe is commonly called an Oil Beetle.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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