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Bess Beetle

Passalidae

Description:

Dying beetle with small mites - a Bess beetle. They are subsocial (brood caring) beetles living in groups in rotting logs. They care for their young by preparing food for them and helping the larvae construct the pupal case.

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2 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 6 years ago

Better than nothing! Thank you :)

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Passalidae, no chance for an ID.

KarenSaxton
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El Dorado, Provincia de Orellana, Ecuador

Spotted on Dec 21, 2014
Submitted on Feb 18, 2015

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