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6224 Found May 30th on a 30°C day. Northern Ontario, halfway between North Bay and Timmins. Fairly flat and hard with clear light brown under wings. It’s just over a centimeter long.
Number 6224 – This is a bark-gnawing beetle (Coleoptera: Trogossitidae); Click here for an example. These are associated with fungi in rotten wood, but little appears known about their specific habits. Nice find!