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Beetle

Observed: 17th June 2007 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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A Black Beetle
Description:

Black beetle with pitted shell found climbing on wall of a house throughout 07

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Silpha laevigata is described

Silpha laevigata is described as being easily distinguished by the lack of longitudinal ridges on the elytra and being common in southern England, particularly at the coast.

For the key see http://cucaera.co.uk/beetle-news/

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Thank you very much for the

Thank you very much for the info. It seems to like my parents garden.I'll have to read to more about it

Graeme Davis