Members of this subfamily are terrestrial, most of them feed on rotting substances.
Pending ID – Sphaeridiinae
#1. Mid January 2013
Identification thanks to Boris Büche.
#2. Early January 2015
#3. Mid November 2010
The 3mm beetle flew into the house very erratically and then attempted to dislodge the active mite that was crawling over its body.
Pending ID – Hydrophilinae
#4. Early October 2020
Found in the lagoon behind Adams Beach
Identification thanks to Stanislav Litovkin and Matthew Pintar
Pending ID – Hydrophilidae