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Sap-feeding Beetle

Omosita nearctica

Habitat:

Caught in a sweep net through grass at Bolton Flats Wildlife Management Area. There must have been a dead animal close by.

Notes:

Although this beetle is in the Sap-feeding Beetle family Nitidulidae, this species feeds on carrion.

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Tom15
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Tom15

Bolton, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on May 7, 2014
Submitted on May 8, 2014

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