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winter firefly with what appears to be tiny red parasites on its back and underside

winter firefly with what appears to be tiny red parasites on its back and underside
Wyman township, Franklin County, Maine, USA
September 3, 2018
Size: maybe 1/2 inch long
This image was taken after the beetle began moving. While a bit blurry, it shows more clearly that the red parasites (if that's what they are) are attached to the underside of the beetle as well as on its back.

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winter firefly with what appears to be tiny red parasites on its back and underside - Ellychnia corrusca winter firefly with what appears to be tiny red parasites on its back and underside

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