Dicaelus purpuratus (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
This ground beetle came from North Carolina. I drew it for George Ball's 80th birthday celebration, held at the Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, June 2006.
Drawn 24 April 2006 - 31 May 2006.
Original in the possession of George E. Ball, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
On a separate page the development of this drawing is documented.
Here is a close-up of part of the head and appendages:
Here is a close-up of the junction between prothorax and elytra: