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Unknown Silphid - Megalodacne heros

Unknown Silphid - Megalodacne heros
Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 2, 2013
Size: 20mm
Can anyone put a species on this Silphid? It was feeding on a red type of fungus.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Megalodacne heros
not related to silphids

 
Always thought they were carr
Always thought they were carrion beetles. Should have kept my mouth shut and only be thought a fool. Thanks for the ID

 
Not a fool, you're probably j
Not a fool, you're probably just mixing it up (for obvious reasons) with something like Nicrophorus sp, which are Silphids/carion beetles.

For example:


 
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
Thanks for the encouragement. Happy trails, Link

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