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Black Beetle with Scorpion kind of tail

Observed: 8th October 2011 By: Minxy
IMG0029A
IMG0029A 1
IMG0029A 1 2
Description:
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Minxy's picture

Black beetle

Can someone identify please.

jja28's picture

Wrong group and OPAL

This should be in the 'Invertebrates' group. Co-incidentally this is one of the 6 'bugs' included in the OPAL Bugs Count Species Quest.

Jerry

Danny the Pirate's picture

The tail rears up as a

The tail rears up as a defence so they can spray chemicals, they are part of the rove beetle family.