[Taxacom] Beetle on Ganoderma sp., Bahia, Brazil

Doug Yanega dyanega at ucr.edu
Fri Jan 29 15:22:29 CST 2010


>http://www.flickr.com/photos/plants_of_russian_in_brazil/4313378721/
>
>ID suggestions are sought.

At first glance, I thought it was an Erotylid. Then it occurred to me 
that it was sitting on a branch, and might be a buprestid. Then I 
realized it was a fungus, so it's an Erotylid again. Funny how 
context - even wrongly-perceived context - can lead to 
second-guessing. ;-)

Peace,
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