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Insect: Toktokkie Beetle

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Insect: Toktokkie Beetle

Unread postby arks » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:03 am

Can anyone help with an ID for this beetle, seen at Bontebok NP on 3 October 2009.

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Re: Insect ID needed

Unread postby smithi » Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:59 pm

Looks like a Striped Toktokkie Beetle(Psammodes striatus) :)

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Re: Insect ID needed

Unread postby arks » Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:24 pm

Thanks, smithi :thumbs_up: And Welcome!
RSA 2014
20-16 Oct Joburg
27-30 Oct Mapungubwe: Limpopo forest tented camp, Leokwe camp
31 Oct-1 Nov Pafuri River Camp
2-15 Nov KNP: Punda Maria, Sirheni, Olifants, Tamboti, Skukuza
16-22 Nov Cape Town
23 Nov-20 Jan Darling


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