a photo of beetles
Some beetles are very specific in the plants they use and become rare if their host becomes rare. Fortunately, wild roses (Rosa woodsii), shown above, are very common in the park, so their associated beetles should not face that problem .

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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