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stho002 Coreid bug
Coreid bug commented on by stho002 San Pablo, Laguna, Philippines7 years ago

Or perhaps a closely related genus like Cletus.

stho002 Spider Beetle
Spider Beetle commented on by stho002 Victoria, Australia7 years ago

This is certainly a ptinine, but not Ptinus speciosus, which is endemic to N.Z. ( and not present in Australia (no record here The ALA record linked to above appears to be a messed up mishmash of species from both Australia and N.Z.!

stho002 Owl Moth
Owl Moth commented on by stho002 Canterbury, New Zealand7 years ago

This species is not known to be present in New Zealand! Was it captive (in a butterfly house?) Was is really photographed overseas?

stho002 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by stho002 Algarve, Portugal8 years ago


stho002 Beetle
Beetle commented on by stho002 Sabah, Malaysia8 years ago

CARABIDAE: Pseudozaena? sp. See:

stho002 Red-shouldered Bug
Red-shouldered Bug commented on by stho002 San Diego, California, USA8 years ago

It may be a brachypterous adult.

stho002 Thin strawberry weevil
Thin strawberry weevil commented on by stho002 Victoria, Australia8 years ago

Genus Rhadinosomus

stho002 Braconid wasp
Braconid wasp commented on by stho002 Victoria, Australia8 years ago

Looks like genus Bracon. Possibly a parasitoid of Phylacteophaga.

stho002 Longhorn Beetle
Longhorn Beetle commented on by stho002 San José, San José, Costa Rica8 years ago


stho002 Scarab Beetle
Scarab Beetle commented on by stho002 Nuevo León, Mexico8 years ago

Scarab beetle

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