Soft bodied red beetle, in mixed forest (beech, hemlock, red spruce). - Dictyoptera aurora
Greenfield Center, Saratoga County, New York, USA April 24, 2010 Size: 3/8 inch
Is this in the firefly beetle family? If we get an ID, does anyone know what the larvae host plant is? Just curious if this is incorporating toxins, or just mimicking something that is? Thank you!! Kenny
Contributed by naturexchange on 25 April, 2010 - 1:21am Last updated 25 April, 2010 - 7:30pm
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