Observation 203606: Coleoptera
When: 2015-04-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Original ID: Coleoptera, most probably family Zopheridae

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On a polypore 2014-09-20
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On a resupinate fungus, probably Corticiales 2015-04-29
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Mites on a beetle that was feeding on a polypore 2015-04-29
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Mites on a beetle that was feeding on a polypore 2015-04-29

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mites
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-04-30 17:37:49 EDT (-0400)

An entomologist friend of mine, Michael Draney said “Oh, that’s cool. Yes, probably they are hitchhiking from one polypore to another on the beetle. Good stuff. Zopherids are gnarly looking beetles, too.”

Great example of the
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-04-30 11:20:14 EDT (-0400)

food chain in action.

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