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Subject: unusual beetle
Location: Western Harford County, MD, USA
September 29, 2015 1:13 pm
Hi!
We found this fella a few days ago on our deck at our home in Harford County, MD. Hadn’t seen one like it before- and haven’t been able to ID it!
Thanks!
Signature: Bob and Susan

American Carrion Beetle

American Carrion Beetle

Dear Bob and Susan,
As its name implies, this American Carrion Beetle feeds on rotting flesh, though it will also feed on certain smelly fungus.

Thank you SO MUCH Daniel!  Pretty interesting little fella!
Bob

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Harford County, Maryland

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