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Who's this?

Observed: 24th April 2010 By: jccurdjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebratesjccurd’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

We saw this critter, ~2cms long, on the coastal path approaching Branscombe, Devon. Flicked through my insects book but no luck yet. Any ideas, if the photo is any good?

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Rose's picture

extraordinary life cycles

The Oil beetle has one of the most extraordinary life cycles of any British insect, to find out follow this link to BugLife
http://www.buglife.org.uk/discoverbugs/knowledge/typesofinvertebratesbyh...

Rose

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Oil beetle survey

Buglife are doing an oil beetle survey and would like people to submit all records.
http://www.buglife.org.uk/NR/exeres/7F82C6A6-1063-47C2-B5C3-05904B30447B...

Rose