Gibbifer californicus

Blue Fungus Beetle - Gibbifer californicus
Bloodgood Spring, South of Kingston
July 11, 2017
Synonyms: Erotylus c. & Cypherotylus c.
Range: Southwestern U.S., Kansas, Wyoming, and Northern Mexico
Food: Larvae feed on fungi, Adults feed on some fungi, pollen, & nectar.
Original Description: Jean Théodore Lacordaire (1801 - 1870)




Sawyers Peak, Black Range, New Mexico
June 30, 2019



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