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Eyed Click Beetle

Alaus oculatus

Description:

Nearly 2 inches long (5 cm), black and white with large "fake" eyes. Feeds on nectar or tree sap. Adults are harmless. Larva are destructive causing agricultural and horticultural damage. Makes clicking sound as defense.

Habitat:

Mostly eastern USA, but as far as Texas

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10 Comments

tibiprada
tibiprada 9 years ago

These eyes !

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Lovely!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Grandioso imitación de dos ojos enormes

Great find!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

This is AMAZING! Great spotting Carol!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 9 years ago

Excellent spotting

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 9 years ago

Excellent Carol!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

You got one too! Excellent!

shrikalk
shrikalk 9 years ago

Superb Series....

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Awesome!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on May 30, 2012
Submitted on May 31, 2012

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