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Escarabajo de Madera/Ironclad Beetle

Zhoperus jansoni

Description:

The high winds are bringing some cute bugs to my door, this one was about 2 inches, not sure what it is but is very good looking!!

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Ironclad Beetle
Zopherus jansoni Zopheridae: Zopherus jansoni
Ironclad beetle
Zopherus sp Ironclad beetle | Project Noah


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15 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

This species is beautiful! So alike and so different from ours in Mexico.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/161....

going-bug-gy6
going-bug-gy6 7 years ago

weird but cool!

Thank you for the ID bayucca, looks like a Jansoni to me.
Have a fantastic time on your vacation... : )

Thank you for the ID, Reza Hashemizadeh.

Thank you, Pam, when I looked closer the design/pattern on it looks like lace. : )

Thank you, FFHRheingau.

Thank you, Hema Shah.
By the way LOVE your Bolsa Chica spottings, I do miss that place so much.

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Really a classy beetle, Gilma... Beautiful markings.

Thank you, Sergio Monteiro.
I only seen one....as big as it is, not enough to "eat" my "log house"!!?? : o

Thank you so much, Reza Hashemizadeh.
So it feeds on wood? Good thing I have lots of trees around my "Log House" or in Spanish "Cabina"!? : o : o : o

FFHRheingau
FFHRheingau 7 years ago

Such a beauty :D

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

cute......

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

What a wonderful beetle, Gilma!

Beauty !

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Feb 14, 2014
Submitted on Feb 14, 2014

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