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Blister Beetle

Meloe violaceus

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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Nice nymph!

orangepeaceful79
orangepeaceful79 7 years ago

when blister beetles are disturbed they express a caustic fluid from their abdomens and also the joints in their legs. its potent enough to give you a chemical burn essentially, and a resulting blister.

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 7 years ago

Curious about the "blister" part. Anyone with info?

orangepeaceful79
Spotted by
orangepeaceful79

Lindsborg, Kansas, USA

Spotted on Oct 27, 2012
Submitted on Dec 10, 2012

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