Lyons Valley, California
In the parking lot. Not moving, so probably dead. But nice green tones really stood out
30 watt UV porchlight
Headed down to Mo Ranch in Hunt, Texas for a Texas Parks and Wildlife meeting for a few days. It included lots of meetings, but of course, we went outside some too. :)
Had a BLAST again on the second night of moth-ing with @benhutchins @cullen @jsinghurst and @annastrong ! Again, I'll have to devote some good time to figuring out the ID's of many of these... So, stay tuned! :)
The family Scarabaeidae as currently defined consists of over 30,000 species of beetles worldwide. The species in this large family are often called scarabs or scarab beetles. The classification of this family is fairly unstable, with numerous competing theories, and new proposals appearing quite often. It is probable that many of the subfamilies listed here will not be recognized very much longer, as they will likely be reduced in status below subfamily rank, or elevated to...