|Trox scaber, adult|
The elytra and pronotum are roughly sculptured and there are bristly scales on the elytral ridges.The larvae develop in tawny owl and other owl nests but also in the hollow tree nests of jackdaw, woodpecker and others.They feed mainly on small dry carcases, especially when dry.
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