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Unknown beetle

Observed: 31st March 2012 By: HawkHoneyHawkHoney’s reputation in InvertebratesHawkHoney’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Small black beetle pictured on a 5p piece for scale, found on moth trap sheet this morning.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

jeremyr's picture

don't think it's Amara, the

don't think it's Amara, the wing section looks too short. Looks more like a Gastrophysa?

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Not sure about Chrysomela or Gastrophysa as they look a bit more squat in length than my specimen.

jeremyr's picture

yes, it's a bit longer than I

yes, it's a bit longer than I first thought. Perhaps Amara after all

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Thank you everyone

Thank you all, much obliged :)