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Click beetle

Oxynopterus mucronatus


This guy was around 70 mm long, and flew into our house in Antipolo (hills just east of Manila, Philippines). It first sat still on the curtain, then we carried it outside and placed it in the bushes. From internet research I believe it's a Click beetle, Oxynopterus mucronatus (?)

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 4 years ago

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Lars G
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Lars G

Rizal, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 29, 2018
Submitted on Sep 30, 2018

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