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Flying invertebrate

Observed: 22nd August 2013 By: coloursofmemorycoloursofmemory’s reputation in Invertebratescoloursofmemory’s reputation in Invertebratescoloursofmemory’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Found rustling about in a bag of wood shavings.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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nightfly's picture

Hi George, I cant make out

Hi George,
I cant make out any yellow hairs on elytra or protonum, but maybe theyve worn off?

Cathal.

nightfly's picture

Following a little bit of

Following a little bit of research on N. vestigator, it seems that it is meant to have quite a lot of yellow hairs on the protonum also- I have no idea which Nicrophorus this is and my ID wasnt thoroughly enough thought out. It may well be vespillo as you suggest George.

Cathal.

Mydaea's picture

N. investigator.

N. investigator. iSpot recognises all the species.

nightfly's picture

The autofill function didnt

The autofill function didnt seem to recognise Nicrophorus vestigator.

Cathal.

Mydaea's picture

It did when I tried this

It did when I tried this morning, and still does just now.

nightfly's picture

Youre absolutely right, just

Youre absolutely right, just tried it again myself and there it was. Sorry, my mistake. I must have been doing some bad spelling.

Cathal.