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color resembles dry wood. Dull but worth a shot
why do you think that's a he...i think it looks like a she :D
I agree, Tenebrionidae.
it is unfortunately, there aren't so many living in India though but on the internet there are almost no information about them :/ good luck
thanks Injica, i hope we can get a species name for it. Darkling beetle seems to be a broad group of beetles.
here it was identify as a Darkling beetle, Tenebrioninae http://www.flickr.com/photos/9643110@N08... maybe it can be helpful ;)
Look alike Raspberry beetle (Byturus tomentosus)
It is not a dung beetle. Dung beetles are much broader and rounded in shape and its exoskeleton is much darker and shiny.
Looks like a dung beetle, or at the vary least some sort of scarab beetle.
Lat: 14.97, Long: 75.04
Spotted on Jul 4, 2011 Submitted on Jul 4, 2011
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