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Click Beetle

Observed: 2nd June 2012 By: nightflynightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebrates
2-3 June 12, Erne (27)
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There is a picture of

There is a picture of Agriotes lineatus here which looks similar:-

http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/pests/Agriotes_lineatus/

I cant remember the exact size of my one but I thought it was a little longer than 11mm.

Cathal.

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Yes Richard it has a very

Yes Richard it has a very long thorax and I think it was a large one in the same size range as Ctenicera cuprea and Athous haemorrhoidalis- that kind of size. I wasnt doing proper 'surveying' at the time with a ruler, it was lunch time on an island during a fishing day.

Thanks for the feedback and ID, I'll check out what you suggest- I only know one or 2 click beetles, there seems to be many.

Cathal.

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Athous campyloides is a good

Athous campyloides is a good candidate Richard. The description is very similar. 11.5mm might be a little small but then again I am going completely on memory, there should have been a ruler in this pic.

Cathal.