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Two musk beetles mating. Each approx. 7 cm.
On the trunk of a weeping willow.
Love the colour variation. Big beetles!
Yes, I forgot to add reference, will do that now. Thanks!
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...
Thank you Joshua!
I never knew about these! Excellent photo!
Lat: 46.40, Long: 15.56
Spotted on Jul 19, 2011 Submitted on Jan 12, 2015
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