Aphodius contaminatus?

Aphodius contaminatus?

Observation - Aphodius contaminatus? - UK and Ireland. Description: Small beetle rescued from a bird bath. The white blob on the elytrum was a tiny larva which obviously moved between the two photos being taken. Not sure if it was on the beetle for a reason or just casually scooped up in the rescue.

Small beetle rescued from a bird bath. The white blob on the elytrum was a tiny larva which obviously moved between the two photos being taken. Not sure if it was on the beetle for a reason or just casually scooped up in the rescue.