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Ground beetle

Galerita sp.

Ground beetle, Galerita sp.

Jeff Hahn


Size: 5/8 - 11/16 inch long

Where/When: Found throughout homes during spring and summer, particularly in August.

Significance: Does not harm people or property, although it can be a nuisance.

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