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Two-spotted Ground Beetle

Thermophilum homoplatum

Description:

Yellow and black Beatle with 6 legs Two-spotted Ground Beetle, 35mm predator of other ground-dwelling insects. Found mainly in savanna, woodland and grassland regions of southern Africa and beyond.

Habitat:

Hartbeespoort in our kitchen, South Africa at night

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Two-spotted Ground Beetle
Thermophilum homoplatum Thermophilum homoplatum (Two-spotted ground beetle)


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2 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Carabidae/Ground Beetle, Anthiinae, Thermophilum homoplatum.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Look like a Tiger beetle... Shadow is mixed with physical parts so unable to acknowledge properly its eyes.

MarleneBriel
Spotted by
MarleneBriel

Madibeng Local Municipality, North West, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 15, 2013
Submitted on Jan 23, 2013

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