Megalodacne heros

This species is a member of the family Erotylidae, also known as the Pleasing Fungus Beetles. It spends most of the daylight hours in a sheltered spot on or near its food source, fungi, and at night ventures out to feed. This individual was collected under the bark of a rotting log.

megalodacne-heros

For more information, see the BugGuide page, this guide, and this side by side comparison of the two Nearctic species

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