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Insect: Toktokkie Beetle

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Insect: Toktokkie Beetle

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

Thanks, smithi :thumbs_up: And Welcome!
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