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Black beetle nymph?

Observed: 10th April 2011 By: Dremondo
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Description:

Is it a Black beetle nymph? Or a female? Or some other beetle?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Rose's picture

Oil beetle hunt

BugLife are asking for all oil beetle records to be submitted.

take a look at the website they have a nice Identification leaflet to help Id different oil beetles.

http://www.buglife.org.uk/getinvolved/surveys/Oil+Beetle+Hunt/The+Oil+Be...

Rose

Darren J. Mann's picture

Meloe

Looks like Meloe proscarabaeus, based on locality, puncturation (heavily so) and overall shape of pronotum.

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