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Beetle from Karoo National Park

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Beetle from Karoo National Park

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

Hi,

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

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Thanks,

Samantha

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Re: Beetle from Karoo National Park

Unread post by 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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