Rockwolf

Rockwolf

Posted on 08/07/2014


Photo taken on May 16, 2014


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P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO. P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO.


Insects Insects



Keywords

Insect
Byrrhoidea
Pill beetle
Byrrhus pilula
Upton Magna
Rockwolf
Shropshire
Coleoptera
Smooth
Beetle
Tucked up


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Byrrhus pilula

Byrrhus pilula
Just love the Pill beetles! When they get defensive, they tuck all their appendages into grooved and turn into a smooth pill like object! See photo below!
Upton Magna - Shropshire

Don Sutherland, Nora Caracci VERY BUSY, Martin Brown and 2 other people have particularly liked this photo


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Rockwolf
Rockwolf
Byrrhus pilula
3 years ago.
Chantal HILLENVECK dite Chalâme
Chantal HILLENVECK d…
EXTRA.... et un peu comme le Hérisson qui lui se met en boule.... Ils offrent ainsi moins
de prises à leurs "ennemis" !
3 years ago.
Cheryl Beal
Cheryl Beal
Oh my word that is amazing Maria! Two fabulous images with so much detail....bravo!!
3 years ago.
Nora Caracci VERY BUSY
Nora Caracci VERY BU…
very nice and excellent !!!

P'TITES BEBÊTES EN MACRO.
3 years ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Exceptional macro shot.
3 years ago.
Rockwolf
Rockwolf
Merci beaucoup ! Thank you very much!
3 years ago.
Anne Marie McCaffrey
Anne Marie McCaffrey
Interesting - I have not encountered this kind of beetle. Very nice shot.
3 years ago.