No Common Name Megalodacne heros (Say, 1823)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Erotylidae   >   Genus Megalodacne   

Description:

Compare similar M. fasciata. This species is larger and lacks rows of fine punctures on elytra. "Note also different form of scutellar macula, and pronotal sides near hind angles (slightly concave in heros / straight to slightly convex in fasciata). (BugGuide, 2018)

There are 35 records in the project database.

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Megalodacne heross in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/23/2018). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heross in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/23/2018). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/11/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Two Megalodacne heros in Howard Co., Maryland (7/9/2019). Determined by Jeff Brown/BugGuide. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne heros in Harford Co., Maryland (6/20/2017). Verified by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Richard Crook. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Harford Co., Maryland (6/1/2008). Verified by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros, a Pleasing Fungus Beetle, in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). This species lacks the rows of fine punctures in the elytra found in M. fasciata. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Cecil Co., Maryland (4/29/2017). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/10/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne heros in Harford Co., Maryland (5/31/2022). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Harford Co., Maryland (4/29/2017). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/14/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/17/2020). (c) jtylerbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/19/2020). (c) jtylerbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros collected in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/4/2000). Photo by Frank Guarnieri. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/23/2016). (c) botanygirl, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by botanygirl via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Megalodacne heros in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/26/2021). (c) Mark Etheridge, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)


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