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Darkling beetle (Lagria hirta)


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Darkling Beetle is a generic term mm and its gold coloured wingscases (elytra) are covered in short hair, as to a lesser extent is its thorax and head. It is common throughout the UK. The larval stage overwinters in damp leaf litter. Picture taken at Bromham Natire Reserve 25th May 2012

1st Jun 2012 by Diane Earl

Biology, Environmental Science

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Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Geocode: Bromham Nature Reserve
Date of artefact: 25/5/12

Insect beetle

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