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Ground Beetle

carabidae family

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8 Comments

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

ok,we are in same boat in consern to the english :-)i need allways elp,i'am a beginner in id most wildlife,only on the european birds,i know a litle bit,in the rest i'am a real beginner so when you have time and have will of making id's :-)you have in my spots list many whith no id,so thanks for all
e sempre que tivermos dificuldade em alguma palavra falamos em português:-)

DavidSantos
DavidSantos 9 years ago

My English is very bad and even remembered to write in English ..
if you need more help in identifying insects tells;)
bye

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

no problem:-)insiste allways,i check your link and yes,like you said it's a growd beatle of the carabidae family
e quanto ao português tás á vontade,ás vezes a mim dá-me jeito porque tenho pouco vocabulário inglês,mas pra o resto do pessoal convém sempre meter o inglês primeiro

DavidSantos
DavidSantos 9 years ago

I think it's because the tarsal form is 5-5-5 and trochanters are small not giving in to see photos
http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/course/ent425/l...
sorry about the other comment in Portuguese and the insistence ;)

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

yes,i check in the link you give me and there are there at list one whith the same forme but without the litle depressions in the back,it´s better to seach more,thanks
mais uma vez obrigado david

DavidSantos
DavidSantos 9 years ago

provavelmente será escaravelho da família Carabidae, mas sem certezas...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ground_beet...
Excelentes fotos!!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

thanks carol for the elp,now i'll search the latin name

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

I think some type of stag beetle.

Braga, Braga, Portugal

Spotted on Nov 11, 2011
Submitted on Nov 11, 2011

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