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Blister beetle

fam Meloidae


25-35 mm.


Siphiso rest camp -26.210672,32.000085, Altitude 153.980 m Lowland mixed forest, close to a dry riverbank. Rain season.

1 Species ID Suggestions

BugEric 6 years ago
Blister beetle
Meloidae (family) Meloidae — Meloidae (Category)

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Tiz 6 years ago

Thank you for your comment and interestin in this beetle Lauren. Always interesting to read your analyzes and comments.

LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Wonderful Blister Beetle, it has such an unusual head, almost like false eyes.

Tiz 6 years ago

Thank you Sergio for your comment :)
And BugEric, excellent to narrow it down to family, I could not tell that it was a blister beetle. Thank you for that!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

What a beautiful beetle and photos! Very nice, Tiz, congratulations.

Spotted by

Mbabane, Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland

Spotted on Dec 31, 2013
Submitted on Jan 15, 2014

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