Length: beetle in photo 3 mm
Species in genus Germarostes are found in both North and South America.
Germarostes globosus is found in the southeastern United States and in Mexico (Ocampo, 2005).
Photo data: 18 June 2010. Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.
In the first photo below, notice the pattern of wrinkles on the head. The second photo offers a close-up view of the process near the base of the antennae.