Tenebrionoidea

walwyn Thu, 08/11/2011 - 00:12
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Lagria hirta
Lagria hirta

 

The Tenebrionoidea is a large family of mostly flightless, nocturnal ground beetles with some 20,000 species worldwide. However there are only about 100 species occurring in Europe, and just 35 species in the UK. They are black or brown in colour and are commonly called 'darking beetles'.

 

 

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