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Baeocera pallida Casey   ( Fig. 57 View Figures 55–60 )

Range: eastern North America west to Ontario and Texas. Habitat: forest litter, on spring edge, sifted chestnut oak litter, humus, rotten wood. Collection Method: sifting/Berlese litter. Biology: unknown, some species in this genus feed on slime molds (see Lawrence and Newton 1980), adults collected April to October. Present Study: significantly higher abundance in secondary forest, indifferent to substrate and season. References: Lawrence and Newton 1980; Löbl and Stephan 1993.