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Photo#464674
From fungi - Pocadius helvolus

From fungi - Pocadius helvolus
Elkland, Missouri, Dallas County, Missouri, USA
October 10, 2010
Size: 3.5 mm
Approximately ten of these little guys tumbled out of a tiny hole in a puffball fungus when I popped it up off the ground. Nitidulidae?

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From fungi - Pocadius helvolus From fungi - Pocadius helvolus

Nitidulidae
Thanks for the lightning-fast id. Since the first freeze hasn't arrived yet, I'm looking every weekend for little beetles to photograph with my new MP-E65.

yup -- nice find! only the second submission of this species
thanks, Jerry.

Moved from ID Request.

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