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Romualdo's Ground Beetle / Romualdov špiljski trčak

Laemostenus cavicola romualdi


Endemic to Istrian Peninsula and Kvarner Gulf. The name of subspecies what given in the honor of the Romualdo's cave where it was found. That is the only species of ground beetle that lives in this cave. It is said that it feeds on Guano feces from bats.


More about Romualdo's Cave: and


On the second photo you can see cleared the mite on elytra and some other Coleoptera in the left corner.

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Spotted on Jul 17, 2013
Submitted on Jul 18, 2013

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