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Soldier Beetle

Ichthyurus sp

Description:

Ten segments plus a base segment to the antennae and the mouth parts would indicate that it is not a true bug. The rear claspers are quite prominent.

There appear to be plates forming at the root of the wings, so could be a juvenile of something, but I really have no idea what. Any help appreciated.

Habitat:

Adjacent to a small stream. Altitude 1000m.

Notes:

Thanks to Mark Ridgway for the ID.

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2 Comments

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 6 years ago

Well done Mark, you are a bit good at this :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Try Ichthyurus sp (Cantharidae)

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Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Spotted on Jan 1, 2015
Submitted on Jan 1, 2015

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