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27-MAY-2017 Christine Hanrahan

Checkered beetle (Zenodosus sanguineus)

Reveler Conservation Area

A small (about 5mm) but pretty beetle sitting on the trunk of a bitternut hickory tree. These beetles overwinter as adults underneath bark.

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Tom Murray30-May-2017 00:51
A little gem! You're finding plenty of interesting insects now that spring is here.
Carl Carbone28-May-2017 20:52
Now that is a cool looking beetle! Nice capture.
Patrick Goossens28-May-2017 19:15
What a pretty looking beetle
bill friedlander28-May-2017 15:16
Great view of the form and color of this guy. V
Walter Otto Koenig28-May-2017 15:03
Great find. Fascinating to see this tiny beetle. "V"
Helen Betts28-May-2017 14:06
Sort of a cute beetle, with excellent detail. V.
Torben Jorgensen28-May-2017 09:32
What a beautiful beetle. Great detail and colors. V
Kim28-May-2017 09:20
Excellent macro! V
Nirvan Hope28-May-2017 05:03
Love the contrast between the smart pretty little beetle and the rough surroundings.
joseantonio28-May-2017 03:59
wonderful macro.I can almost touch it.V.
Pierre Martin28-May-2017 03:23
great shot like red /orange color!
Don28-May-2017 02:49
It is indeed attractive; so too is the background.
Hank Vander Velde28-May-2017 02:18
Terrific macro image of this small,but colourful beetle Christine.
globalgadabout28-May-2017 02:00
a red hot rambler...the head section would be easy to anthropomorphise....
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