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Musk beetle

Aromia moschata

Description:

Two musk beetles mating. Each approx. 7 cm.

Habitat:

On the trunk of a weeping willow.


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4 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Love the colour variation. Big beetles!

EvaV
EvaV 4 years ago

Yes, I forgot to add reference, will do that now. Thanks!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

Thought it had features of a longicorn ( longhorn beetle) -lovely spotting !.
Please add reference link for this nice spotting. Thanks

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musk_beetle...

EvaV
EvaV 4 years ago

Thank you Joshua!

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

I never knew about these! Excellent photo!

EvaV
Spotted by
EvaV

Slovenia

Lat: 46.40, Long: 15.56

Spotted on Jul 19, 2011
Submitted on Jan 12, 2015

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