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LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Really amazing, never saw a Carabid with blue spots!

FFHRheingau 7 years ago

Thx, injica and Keith :D

injica 7 years ago

Beautiful bug and definitely beautiful photo ;)

KeithRoragen 7 years ago


Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Thanks FFHRheingau !

FFHRheingau 7 years ago

Thank you both :)
Gerardo, they only exist on the eurasian continent, that's why ;-)
But even here they are not that easy to spot as they are tiny (7-9mm) fellows most of the time hidden under stones or else, but when discovered they can run really fast. And they seem to live mostly on the banks of small waters.

Amazing beetle!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Wonderful spot this is extraordinary first time i see it 1

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Spotted on Aug 2, 2011
Submitted on Jun 28, 2013

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