Pupoides modicus (Gould, 1848) Island Dagger

Pupoides modicus (Gould, 1848) Island Dagger  Pupoides modicus (Gould, 1848) Island Dagger

    Attached to underside of small piece of drywall in the roadside swale, Cortez Road, southeastern Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, 10/11/2013 (about 2 mm.) Also pictured in the top left image are an adult Gastrocopta rupicola (Say, 1821) Tapered Snaggletooth and a pair of juvenile Gastrocopta servilis (Gould, 1843) Wandering Snag (image left, top and bottom specimens) which were sharing the habitat.

Pupoides modicus (Gould, 1848) Island Dagger

    Florida. Scanning Electron Micrograph by Dr. Wayne Van Devender.

    Under a rotting board on sand dunes, Ocracoke Island, Hyde County, North Carolina (5 mm.). Digital image by David Kirsh.
Pupoides modicus (Gould, 1848) Island Dagger

    In storm water wrack atop bridge by lake, Baker Skinner Park, southeastern Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida (4.5 mm.)

Pupoides modicus (Gould, 1848) Island Dagger In Situ