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Ant Beetle (Thanasimus formicarius)

By Gio
One of natures mimics, this Ant Beetle "Thanasimus formicarius" is coloured like a Velvet Ant which are famous from their painful stinging.

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Tags: Red White Black Beetle Close-up and macro Ant Wildlife and nature Ant beetle Velvet Ant

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
20 Jun 2012 3:27PM
Well captured, John, slightly different markings to my fella. He was crawling around my balcony Smile Carol

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