FAMILY NITIDULIDAE (Sap-feeding Beetles)

Coleoptera-Nitidulidae-Carpophilus hemipterus-Sap feeding Beetles MALE (D)

Carpophilus hemipterus

Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.335266, -110.938104
Elevation: 3,932 ft
April 15, 2020
Size: 3.1 mm
Found mating in a compost bin containing kitchen waste
Determined by Salvador Vitanza
Confirmed by Gareth Powell who noted that the size range for this species is 2.7-4.1 mm

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