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Photo#1906330
Black and Orange-Banded Winged Beetle

Black and Orange-Banded Winged Beetle
Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
October 16, 2020
This specimen was noticed on the corner of a painted pipe, underneath the laundry utility sink in an unfinished portion of the basement. It moved back and forth with it's front end, leaving it's rear end essentially in the same position. While doing this, the wings of the specimen would slightly separate, then come back together. The specimen was never observed in flight.

I would like to make note of the somewhat higher humidity level (~60%) down there. Also, it was just after midnight and the weather for most of the day and night was rainy.

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Black and Orange-Banded Winged Beetle Black and Orange-Banded Winged Beetle

Frassed
Moved from ID Request.

Agreed with Megalodacne

 
Thanks!
I appreciate your input.

Possible ID
This is the first time I've ever seen this type of beetle, but it looks like other images I find of Megalodacne Heros, pleasing fungus beetle.

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