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jawed beetle, that threatened my lens when he saw himself in the reflection(third photo)


Beetles were coming up from the floodwaters, seeking dry land

No species ID suggestions


Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 months ago

Nice one Karen.

KarenSaxton 9 months ago

I saw several of them during the flood. I'm guessing that like some of the africa beetles, this is a moisture collecting surface?

thaptor 9 months ago

Scaritine Ground beetle - but no match here in gallery, knobbly surface of yours is exceptional:

Northern Territory, Australia

Lat: -25.24, Long: 130.98

Spotted on Dec 25, 2016
Submitted on Jan 11, 2017

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