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Oedemerid beetles are also known as "false tiger" or "false blister" beetles. They are normally pale in color, but may have blue, orange, red, or yellow on them. They have long, soft, slender bodies. Adult Odemerid beetles can be up to 4/5 of an inch in length, with long antennae. Oedemerids can be found visiting flowers at night or just after sunset. They may also be found on decaying wood, such as stumps and logs in the forest.

Photo Courtesy of: David Scriven

  Source: R. Arnett, Jr. 1980. How to know the beetles.