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Scale Picnic Beetle

Cybocephalus nipponicus

Description:

Most were all black (females), but a couple had a yellowish head as shown in the first photo (males). There were at least a dozen of these on the plant. Predator of scale insects. Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuu9gWS_...

Habitat:

Cycad covered in scales in a suburban yard


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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.89, Long: -82.57

Spotted on Dec 15, 2018
Submitted on Mar 15, 2019

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