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Swollen-thighed beetle (male), œdémère noble (mâle)

Oedemera nobilis


Small beautiful and useful coleopteron. Named from Greek οἰδέω (=swell) and μηρός (=thigh) because of the oversized thighs of males. Adults are pollinators and larvae feed on decaying plants.


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Île-de-France, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jul 3, 2017
Submitted on Jul 7, 2017

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