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Fan-bearing Wood-borer

Observed: 13th June 2013 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Several of these on their usual log with two female Tillus, which feed on their larvae

Identifications
Species interactions

Species with which Fan-bearing Wood-borer (Ptilinus pectinicornis) interacts

Comments

Joe Botting's picture

Wonderful photos

...and a nice couple of finds. I don't think I've ever seen either - must spend more time on dead wood.

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beetles

it's a big area of buried & half-buried logs and log structures apparently built for Stag Beetles about 8 years ago. It's matured now and there are several category B and A species there

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