Saturday, 15 September 2007

Calling all entomologists...


Does anyone have any idea what species of beetle this is? The photo was taken whilst walking in the Lake District if it makes identification any easier...

(click on the photo for a bigger picture.)

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

I believe it's a lame beetle, a lesser cousin of the better known leet beetle. Nice photo though! - Ben

Ben D said...

Thanks! So, Coleopterus lamus you reckon? I dunno, I think it looks cooler than that ;)

Ben said...

Actually you may be right, it does have cool blue tinged bits . . .

Ben D said...

And eyelashes, it looks like...

John - Evolutionary Middleman said...

Looks like a stink bug!

I've been trying to figure this one out for some time, if anyone knows dragonflys.