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Phalacridae, Acylomus - Acylomus

Phalacridae, Acylomus - Acylomus
Pawnee, Harrison County, Missouri, USA
July 27, 2009
Size: 3+ mm
Sweep net of pasture/grassland for the ISU/Iowa DNR Patch, Burn, Graze project.
Adults and inside of grasses, larvae, pupa, and an adult.

Some Phalacridids (larvae and adults) feed on spores of fungi ("American Beetles", Arnett). I do not know the species of grass in the sample but this geographic area has a lot of tall fescue with an associated fungal endophyte.

Moved
Moved from Acylomus.

Moved

Acylomus sp.
Acylomus sp.

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