Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Size: 2 mm
Phillip thought (maybe hoped) this was a pill scarab, though it was hard to see detail in the group shot from my lightbulb collection. Anyway I shot closeups to find out, and it's clearly a puffball beetle.
Contributed by Jim McClarin on 16 January, 2006 - 9:24pm Last updated 17 January, 2006 - 6:23pm
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