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Pleasing Fungus Beetle

Gibbifer californicus

Description:

As the name implies, these beetles are more often than not found munching on many sorts of fungi. Although the mushroom season has not begun yet, this guy is probably searching for some plants as a substitute.

Notes:

To prove how fungi-mad this beetle is, check out my other spotting when the mushroom season was at its peak: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/723...


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4 Comments

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 7 years ago

Glad you enjoyed these shots Maria. :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

very nice series!

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 7 years ago

Thank you Lars. :)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 7 years ago

great shots

Ivan Rodriguez
Spotted by
Ivan Rodriguez

Arizona, USA

Lat: 31.73, Long: -110.88

Spotted on Jun 24, 2012
Submitted on Jun 25, 2012

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