Darkling Beetle   (two photos)
Eusattus muricatus

Eusattus muricatus
            darkling beetle
I found these cute little beetles in the Coral Pink Sand Dunes,
Kane County, Utah. © Carol Davis 5-25-2011

round darkling beetle
When other beetles species were headed under cover for
 the evening,
these little guys were still scooting around
on the sand.  According to information on Bugguide,
Eusattus muricatus eat plant matter. ©Carol Davis 5-25-2011

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