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Eyed elator aka eye spot click beetle

Alaus oculatus

Description:

Larger, dark colored beetle with two false eye spots

Habitat:

Jean Lafitte park, southeastern Louisiana.

Notes:

Found on and old piece of wood.

1 species ID suggestions

Eyed elator aka eye spot click beetle
Alaus oculatus

4 Comments

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 3 years ago

cool.

Yasser
Yasser 3 years ago

Thanks gatorfellows :) and thanks Amy for the on-the-spot ID :)

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 3 years ago

nice one :)

AmyOuchley
AmyOuchley 3 years ago

Very cool to see Project Noah creator, Yasser Ansari, down on his knees looking at this beautiful beetle in the Louisiana swamp.

Louisiana, USA

Lat: 29.79, Long: -90.11

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on May 18, 2013

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