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beetle

Description:

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

Notes:

Beetles were coming up from the floodwaters, seeking dry land



No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 months ago

Nice one Karen.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 5 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
thaptor 5 months ago

Scaritine Ground beetle - but no match here in gallery, knobbly surface of yours is exceptional:
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...

Northern Territory, Australia

Lat: -25.24, Long: 130.98

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

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