Podabrus Soldier Beetles (Podabrus spp.)

by Jeffrey S. Pippen | Back to Jeff's Beetles Page | Jeff's Nearctica.com lists over a hundred species for the genus and the NC State collection has 13 species of Podabrus collected in NC.

Podabrus sp. soldier beetle Podabrus sp. soldier beetle, probably Podabrus rugosulus
Forest along Haw River in Chatham Co., NC
7 June 2008

The NC State collection has many more individual Podabrus rugosulus represented than any other members of the genus, and this photo matches the photos in bugguide.net for that species.

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