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 Post subject: Beetle from Karoo National Park
Unread postPosted: Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:54 pm 
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Hi,

Could anybody please help me identify this beetle I found in the Karoo National Park.

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Samantha

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 Post subject: Re: Beetle from Karoo National Park
Unread postPosted: Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:04 pm 
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Hi mant, that is a two spotted ground beetle (thermophilum homoplatum) it feeds mainly on other ground dwellig insects and occurs in a variety of subtropical vegatation

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