Mt. Washington, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA June 8, 2007 Size: about 4.8 mm
I found numbers of these small, hairy click beetles hiding beneath rocks in the lower and middle krummholz forest zone on both my single-day June 8 visit and my week-long June 30 - July 6 visit. Because of their consistent choice of cover I wonder if these might be in genus Hypoli*thus, which could be translated as "below rock."
Well, I now hear from Paul J. Johnson that all but one Hypol*ithus are now known as Hypn*oidus. So much for my theory :-)
Contributed by Jim McClarin on 31 July, 2007 - 7:57pm Last updated 3 August, 2007 - 6:06pm
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