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Bloody Nose Beetle larvae

Observed: 14th May 2009 By: D.M.H.D.M.H.’s reputation in InvertebratesD.M.H.’s reputation in InvertebratesD.M.H.’s reputation in Invertebrates
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No interactions present.

Species with which Bloody-nosed Beetle (Timarcha tenebricosa) interacts

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D.M.H.'s picture

Larve quite a bit bigger than

Larve quite a bit bigger than average BN Beetle is that normal?

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More normal than finding a

More normal than finding a large meloe larvae outside of a solitary wasp nest.

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Hahaha ok ok its NOT a Meloe

Hahaha ok ok its NOT a Meloe ;-)

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mattprince1969's picture

lol.. And i meant solitary

lol.. And i meant solitary BEE not wasp.. doh! Andrena is the usual host. Interesting times for meloe at the moment.. Im sure Devon doesn't have the monopoly on these fellas...so keep looking.