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Photo#34298
beetle with hitchhiker - Ataenius alternatus

beetle with hitchhiker - Ataenius alternatus
Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA
October 7, 2005
attracted to UV lights

Moved
Moved from Ataenius.

Ataenius alternatus
Paul Skelley det.

Moved
Moved from Tachyporinae.

two beetles
The one on top looks like a rove beetle (Staphylinidae; maybe Tachyporinae), and the one on bottom reminds me of Scolytinae but I'm not sure.

 
Thanks
for the ID and help.

 
Bottom is Ataenius sp.
Bottom one is a dung Scarab, Ataenius sp. Since you've got two photos - maybe move one to the Scarab page and one to the Staph page.

 
Thanks
for the ID. I'll follow your suggestion.

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