No Common Name Megalodacne fasciata (Fabricius, 1777)    Synonyms: Red-banded Fungus Beetle.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Erotylidae   >   Genus Megalodacne   

Description:

"...easily confused with Megalodacne heros. M. heros is larger, and lacks the rows of fine punctures on the elytra that are characteristic of M. fasciata... 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)

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A Megalodacne fasciata in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/7/2016). Determined by Will Chatfield-Taylor. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne fasciata in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/14/2014). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne fasciata in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/25/2014). Determined by Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (8/25/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne heros in Calvert Co., Maryland (8/7/2019). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne fasciata in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/28/2019). Verified by Curt Harden/BugGuide. Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne fasciata in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/25/2014). Determined b Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/4/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne fasciata in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/25/2014). Determined by Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/20/2018). (c) wildlymistaken, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by wildlymistaken via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne fasciata in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/22/2004). Determined by Zack Falin/BugGuide. Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciatas in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/27/2015). Determined by Jeff Brown/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/18/2020). (c) Emily Summerbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emily Summerbell, Ph.D. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2017). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/18/2020). (c) Emily Summerbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emily Summerbell, Ph.D. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Megalodacne fasciata in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/17/2006). Photo by Frank Guarnieri. (MBP list)

Megalodacne fasciata in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/18/2020). (c) Emily Summerbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emily Summerbell, Ph.D. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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