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False Mealworm Beetle

Alobates pennsylvanica

Description:

Live beneath bark and logs and are found throughout the United States. Their blood changes to a high concentration of glycerol with the cold weather, and they can then hibernate without physical damage.

Habitat:

Found under bark.


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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.44, Long: -79.96

Spotted on Aug 23, 2011
Submitted on Aug 23, 2011

Spotted for mission

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