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Rove Beetle - Philonthus caeruleipennis The elytra were green!<br />
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Habitat: On a huge mushroom in a dense, hilly forest Geotagged,Philonthus,Philonthus caeruleipennis,Staphylinidae,Summer,United States,beetle,rove beetle Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Rove Beetle - Philonthus caeruleipennis

The elytra were green!

Habitat: On a huge mushroom in a dense, hilly forest

    comments (4)

  1. The green truly is a wonderful touch, nice find and great photo! Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy! Posted one month ago
  2. *heavy breathing* Oh. my. god. <3 Posted one month ago
    1. It was quite a looker! Posted one month ago

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Philonthus caeruleipennis is a rove beetle in the family Staphylinidae.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 22, 2021. Captured Jul 3, 2020 22:56 in 116 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO1250
  • 100mm