Insects and Spiders - non-native

Ocypus olens on Sep 23, 2019

Submitter has sample
EDRR Status: No Response/Action Required

Description of specimen

Devil's coach beetle


Dear Jeannine, it seems as if you got the ID correct. It is Ocypus olens, an exotic rove beetle from Europe that is established in Oregon.
Thank you, Helmuth Rogg, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Helmuth Rogg
Sept. 23, 2019, 8:11 a.m.