Continuing with gallery updates, this time the popular oil (or ‘blister’) beetle, Meloe niger, which I have written about before at The Black Oil Beetle. The strange appearance and life cycle of this insect makes it a popular hit on this blog. A feed is from Piotr Naskrecki’s blog post, Life-saving Beetles, also directs some overflow this way.
"...mysterious and little known organisms live within walking distance of where you sit. Splendor awaits in minute proportions."
E.O. Wilson (Biophilia)
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