Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 4-11-09. © Ron Hemberger

Darkling Beetle

Eleodes acuticauda

Distinguished from Coelocnemis by the spines on the first pair of legs, and the relatively small head.

Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae

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Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 6/21/10. © Ron Hemberger
Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 5/31/2016. © Ron Hemberger

Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 5/31/2016. © Ron Hemberger

Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 5/31/2016. © Ron Hemberger

Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 5/31/2016. © Ron Hemberger

Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 5/31/2016. © Ron Hemberger