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Pinacate beetle, Darkling beetle

Eleodes armatus


Eleodes sp.


Sandy wash, 3600'

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Robb Hannawacker
Robb Hannawacker 8 years ago

I've never witnessed body dew drinking with Eleodes, but maybe the more humid Baja Pacific Coast would be analogous to the Namib Desert (fog deserts).

LaurenZarate 8 years ago

This one has the most vertical position I've ever seen! Does this species collect night moisture like the Namibia species?

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Smart looking beetles !

Robb Hannawacker
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Robb Hannawacker

San Bernardino, California, USA

Spotted on Apr 2, 2010
Submitted on May 23, 2013

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