Coleoptera: Beetles - Alex Wild Photography
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A aphodiine dung beetle allows itself to be carried back to an Acromyrmex crassispinus nest. The biology of these beetles has not been studied, but it is possible that they breed in the ant's midden chambers.

Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

A aphodiine dung beetle allows itself to be carried back to an Acromyrmex crassispinus nest. The biology of these beetles has not been studied, but it is possible that they breed in the ant's midden chambers. Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

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