Dung beetles deluxe!

6 12 2009
There are no less than 17 species of dung beetles listed in my Field Guide to Insects of South Africa. Just goes to show how useful s**t can be! This one is Heteronitis castelnaui.

Grooved dung beetle



2 responses

8 12 2009
La Canadienne

Not only is she useful, she’s beautiful. All your bugs are beautiful. Thanks for this, makes me homesick.

10 12 2009
Big Blister

Kinda scary too, like inspiration for Darth Vader…

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