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Wedge-shaped beetle

Rhipiphoridae

Description:

Thanks to KristalWatrous for the ID! I thought this was a type of fly, but it's actually a Wedge-shaped Beetle.

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15 Comments

Wendy Sherratt Hogan
Wendy Sherratt Hogan 10 years ago

Very cool spotting!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 10 years ago

WOW! That is some beetle! Awesome!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 10 years ago

Magnificent insect, beetles don't usually expose their inner wings like that.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Welcome Amadee.. hope you keep posting more learning lessons for me and all users.. :)

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textless 10 years ago

Thanks Mhyke, and thanks for the links Ashish.

MhykeSnowflake
MhykeSnowflake 10 years ago

...this is great indeed...tfs...keep them coming sir...

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textless 10 years ago

I've been learning a lot here, too. It's a great resource! :)

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 10 years ago

Amazing! Thanks everyone for the greatest learning experience I am gaining from all your photos. It is a pleasure to view them.

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textless 11 years ago

Thanks to KristalWatrous for identifying my "fly" as a Wedge-shaped Beetle. :)

Steffi
Steffi 11 years ago

Wild antennae!

ClairePelletier
ClairePelletier 11 years ago

Plumeau... à poussière ? Génial !!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 11 years ago

What a great hairdo! ;)

ceherzog
ceherzog 11 years ago

amazing...I wonder what's with those antennae

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2011
Submitted on Sep 13, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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