Details of the:
Common name: Darkling Beetle
Scientific Name: Eleodes spp.
Other Names: Skunk Beetle, Head Stander Beetle
Size (Adult, Length):
25mm to 35mm
(0.98in to 1.38in)
Identifying Colors: black
Additional Descriptors: slow, tilted, head-down, stink, shiny, smell, discharge
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Alabama; Arkansas; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina;Tennessee; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Ontario; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec
* Keep in mind that an insect's reach is not limited by lines on a map and therefore may appear in areas/regions/states beyond those listed above.