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Burrowing Bug


A small Burrowing Bug, only 4 mm in length. Dark brown-black in color. These are fossorial bugs, living in the soil and feeding on roots. The adults can fly and sometimes are found at lights. Family Cydnidae.


Garden lights, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.


http://www.ejournal.unam.mx/zoo/073-02/Z... https://bugguide.net/node/view/6980 https://www.naturalista.mx/taxa/57843-Cy... http://www.ibiologia.unam.mx/pdf/bibliot...

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Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.72, Long: -92.92

Spotted on Oct 22, 2018
Submitted on Nov 11, 2018

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