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Forked Fungus Beetle

Bolitotherus cornutus

Description:

Very hard exoskeleton, active at night.

Habitat:

Woodlands

Notes:

Taken at 2300 during a bat survey, many of these were on a stump with shelf fungus.

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1 Comment

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

I find the fact that a beetle has such a hard exo skeleton very interesting!

J.T.Layne
Spotted by
J.T.Layne

Findlay, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jun 24, 2011
Submitted on Jan 22, 2012

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