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Long legged scarab beetle

Family Scarabaeidae, Macrodactylus sp.

Description:

This beetle shows an interesting behavior: when it feels threatened, it extends its legs, trying to look bigger. Last photo shows its real size.

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Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

PR, Brazil

Spotted on Oct 5, 2015
Submitted on Oct 6, 2015

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