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Matt K

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Anyone know? I have what appears to be a pair, and they are mating.... frequently...

THANKS!
Matt K
 

beetleman

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that's a rough fungus beetle(cypherotylus asperus) they feed on pollen,nectar,and ofcourse fungus,very cool beetle!
 

Matt K

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THANKS Beetleman. I have seen alot of copulation. Now I wonder if they will lay any eggs....:?
 

beetleman

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hopefully they will lay some,the grubs also feed on fungus,good luck with them:)
 
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