Mecyclothorax rex (image) Pensoft Publishers Share Print E-Mail Caption A moss covered ohia tree in Maui rainforest with a Mecyclothorax rex beetle inset. These beetles often live and feed within moss mats on trees, thereby escaping the extensive rainfall that floods Haleakala's windward slopes. Credit Prof. James K. Liebherr Usage Restrictions CC-BY 4.0 Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.