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Eyed Click Beetle

Alaus oculatus

Description:

Shiny black, with small white dot like scales on back and the Pronotum has two large velvety black eyespots surrounded by a dense ring of white scales.

Habitat:

Wooded areas especially around rotting timber.

Notes:

I found this Click Beetle while walking through a trail in a local park. I had stopped to look in a small creek bed at a Bullfrog and some tadpoles when I noticed this beetle on the edge of the trail.

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2 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Lovely...spoting..
Please decorate your spotting with details of habitat and your story of spotting..in description.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Cool!

bandhturtlesite
Spotted by
bandhturtlesite

Illinois, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2012
Submitted on May 16, 2012

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