Seed Beetle
Subfamily Bruchinae
Stator limbatus

seed beetle
I found this tiny beetle in Clark County, Nevada, but we do have them in Utah because I have another picture somewhere
in my archives. According to Bugguide.net these beetles lay their eggs on damaged fruit or seeds and when the eggs hatch the
larvae remain on that seed or fruit until they mature.  The larvae don't require additional water or food to survive so I guess
living in Nevada's desert is not a hardship.  God make's them tough in the West.  © Carol Davis, 4-12-2008

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