These beetles occur on flowers, foliage, or under bark, and are generally uncommon. Larvae feed in decaying vegetation, in rotten wood, or under bark.

COMB-CLAWED BEETLES Family Alleculidae Identification: Tarsal claws pectinate. Elongate-robust to elongate-narrow. Brownish to black, with silky pubescence. Antennae usually threadlike or serrate, rarely pectinate. 5-15 mm.

These beetles are common on flowers, under bark, and on vegetation, and probably feed on pollen. Larvae live under



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