Oil Beetle sp. Meloe sp.    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Meloidae   >   Genus Meloe   

Description:

Try to get sharp photos of a straight dorsal view of the forebody, where most of the diagnostic characters are (v belov/BugGuide, pers. comm.).

There are 96 records in the project database.

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An Oil Beetle sp. in Harford Co., Maryland (9/11/2017). Photo by Mary Sweet. (MBP list)

An Oil Beetle species in Baltimore Co., Maryland (12/28/2016). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

Oil Beetle sp. in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/24/2019). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Oil Beetle sp. in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (11/25/2020). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Oil Beetle sp. in Maryland (4/8/2021). (c) bugzilla, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by bugzilla via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Oil Beetle sp. in Maryland (4/8/2021). (c) bugzilla, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by bugzilla via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An Oil Beetle sp. in Harford Co., Maryland (5/3/2017). Photo by Richard Crook. (MBP list)

Oil Beetle sp. in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/4/2020). (c) jaxxsoon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jaxxsoon via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Oil Beetle sp. in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/2/2017). (c) Matt Muir, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Matt Muir via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Oil Beetle sp. in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/24/2019). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Meloe species in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

An Oil Beetle sp. in XXX Co., Maryland (5/14/2014). Photo by Missy Kalb. (MBP list)


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