species: caffer Schaum, 1841
origin: South Africa, Eastern Cape, I/2017
wild imago size: 12-14 mm
genus: SPILOPHORUS Westwood, 1848
species: lugubris (Fabricius, 1775)
origin: RSA, Eastern Cape, I/2017
Larvae development is linked to birdsí nests, where larvae presumably feed on bird droppings and refuse. Adults were found in the bird nest (finch?).