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Flat bug

Dysodius lunatus

Description:

8 mm long flat bug

Habitat:

Rainforest

1 Species ID Suggestions

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 10 years ago
Flat Bug
Dysodius lunatus STRI - Office of Bioinformatics - Metas


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4 Comments

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 10 years ago

Here is a little more information on this flat bug and others in other areas of the world. http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~sjtaylor/Aradi...

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Thanks for the ID gatorfellows!
Martin, I think I can see wings so I'm guessing it's an adult. It was wrong way up on the steps of our hut so I righted it but it ran off before I could get any better shots.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 10 years ago

This is a Flat bug or Flat Bark Beetle - Aradidae - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aradidae

MartinL
MartinL 10 years ago

Karen, that is a crazy bug. Do you think it is an adult already?

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Parroquia Taracoa, Provincia de Orellana, Ecuador

Spotted on Dec 6, 2012
Submitted on Dec 11, 2012

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