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Unusual insect

Observed: 15th June 2013 By: salterfamily
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The invertebrate had 6 legs and a dark matellic green colour. Its bottom seemed to grip as it walked (like caterpillars)and poduced a small orange liguid trail, and it also rolled up in a ball.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

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


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thanks for your help, we looked up bloody nose beetle on the bugs life website and the larval picture was simular.

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Well Done . Hope you enjoyed the hunt . Little people always do well on such things ;-) Looks like a Camera for xmas :-) Hope you are enjoying i-spot and keep posting

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