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Beetle from Karoo National Park

Unread postby Mant » Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:54 pm


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




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Re: Beetle from Karoo National Park

Unread postby oddesy » Sun Dec 27, 2009 2:04 pm

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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