It's time to vote on our 2017 photo contest! Vote for your favorite photos of the year here!

CLOSED: Is this darkling beetle?

Chennai, India

I shot this in India about 6 weeks ago. Is this a darkling beetle? I thought it might be but am not sure.

Thumbnail by deadmanswill
Chennai, India

heres another shot

Thumbnail by deadmanswill
Chennai, India

this is image for scale

Thumbnail by deadmanswill
Sinks Grove, WV

It certainly is in the superfamily that includes Tenebrionidae, and I would say that there is a strong possibility it is indeed in the family Tenebrionidae.

Chennai, India

Thanks for the ID. I will post it in blog tomorrow.

Post a Reply to this Thread

Please or sign up to post.
BACK TO TOP