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Photo#16537
Beetle - Bolitophagus corticola

Beetle - Bolitophagus corticola
Randolph, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
April 27, 2005
Noserus plicatus.
It played dead while I watched, but when I left it for a few minutes and came back, it was gone.

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Beetle - Bolitophagus corticola Beetle - Bolitophagus corticola

Bolitophagus corticola
Compare the pronotum and bumpy elytra.

 
Thanks Jim
I see you reared one. You're doing really well at getting from larva to adult on some nice beetles.

Moved
Now in family Zopheridae - nice shot, as usual.

 
Zopheridae
Thanks Phillip. I originally put it in Tenebrionidae, because that's where it's in the National Audubon Insects & Spiders book.

 
I'm sorry but I don't think t
I'm sorry but I don't think this is noserus plicatus, its a western species

 
moved
I agree this was identified wrong. Thanks for the help.