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Ground beetle

Harpalus sp.

Ground beetle, Harpalus sp.

Jeff Hahn

Size: 1/2 - 5/8 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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