Beetle with mites

Beetle with mites

Observation - Beetle with mites - Global. Description: I found this mite-ridden beetle in my compost heap. Am fairly sure it is in the Histeridae and suspect it might be Hister unicolor. 11mm long.

I found this mite-ridden beetle in my compost heap. Am fairly sure it is in the Histeridae and suspect it might be Hister unicolor.
11mm long.