Subject: Black insect with large abdomen
Geographic location of the bug: Atlanta GA
Time: 03:59 PM EDT
I found this fella on my gravel drive in ATL today, which is a warm (75) day in November. I have never seen anything like it.
Its antennae are quite segmented and the abdomen huge. About one inch in total length. Can you tell me what it is? It was alive but slow.
How you want your letter signed: A little country in the middle of the city
This Blister Beetle in the genus Meloe is commonly called a Oil Beetle.