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Unknown Spanish beetle 2

Observed: 17th April 2011 By: jonmortin
Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre
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Description:

Lots of these beetles on the sand dunes, varying in length from 11-14mm. They look a bit like Necrodes littoralis?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Darkling beetle

Looks like Erodius goryi or carinata from sources I've checked for Iberian tenebrionids in trying to ID a smoother one, which I think is E tibialis.

Nick Upton, naturalist and photographer.