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Beetle

Chasmatopterus sp.

Description:

Small hairy beetle with dark body and brown elitra. The imagi fly during the spring looking for flowers at the prairies. They prefer compositae and gramineae (Poaceae)

Habitat:

Evergreen oak forest

Notes:

Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/500 sec.; f/11; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: +1 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. No flash

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arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Identified as Chasmatopterus sp.

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arlanda

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Spotted on May 6, 2014
Submitted on Jun 16, 2014

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