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Rain Beetle

Pleocoma LeConte, 1856 Cretocoma Nikolaev, 2002


Large, black, flying beetle attracted to light that seems to appear on the first rain of winter.


Sierra Nevada foothills


-approximately 1" long -when on its back, it flips itself over by spreading its wings. -seems to appear on the first rain of winter

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1 Comment

LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Love Rain Beetles!

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California, USA

Spotted on Nov 18, 2013
Submitted on Nov 20, 2013

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