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Photo#114820
Texas Beetle larva - Brachypsectra fulva

Texas Beetle larva - Brachypsectra fulva
Santa Catalina Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
February 25, 2007
Collected under/in bark of large log in dry canyon wash.

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Moved from Brachypsectra.

Great work, Jeff!
I'll cross that family off my bugguide beetle family wish list :-) Now if you could get a series of shots of this little guy capturing and eating a spider, that would be quite something! Supposedly they first narcotize the spider with a chemical secretion.

have shot of adult?
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great shot and new family for guide!

 
Yoo-hoo! :)
Jeff raised an issue that I need an opinion on in the Taxonomy Proposals forum, and you're just the one to answer it.

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