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Margined leatherwings

Chauliognathus marginatus

Description:

These small soldier beetles seem to have quite adventurous sex lives & there was quite an orgy underway here with up to half a dozen beetles involved at one point!

Habitat:

Woodland edge

Notes:

Sorry for the poor quality but these were taken in very low light & are not as crisp as I would like.

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4 Comments

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

:)

Atul
Atul a year ago

ha ha lovely stuff and description.

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Apparently not if you are a margined leatherwing textless!

textless
textless a year ago

Apparently three or more is not a crowd!

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.90, Long: -86.89

Spotted on May 12, 2012
Submitted on May 12, 2012

Spotted for mission

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