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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Species Cryptopleurum subtile

brown mushroom beetle - Cryptopleurum subtile brown mushroom beetle - Cryptopleurum subtile small beetle - Cryptopleurum subtile small beetle - Cryptopleurum subtile Water Scavenger Beetle - Cryptopleurum subtile Cryptopleurum - Cryptopleurum subtile Cryptopleurum subtile - male small beetle - Cryptopleurum subtile
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Megasternini
Genus Cryptopleurum
Species subtile (Cryptopleurum subtile)
Range
native to temperate Asia(1), adventive in NA
Habitat
compost, various humid environments(1)
Food
predator(1)