Oil Beetle

I’ve found oil beetles before (see this post and this one), but it was still exciting to see this one sitting on a leaf.

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Coleoptera: Meloidae
Meloe coarctatus

Oil beetle = hime-tsuchi-hanmyou

Location: Fureiai Forest Park in Munakata (map)

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One Response to Oil Beetle

  1. luki says:

    This bug is very usually, It is a crop injurious insect. So you must kill it .

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