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Wedge-shaped Beetle  Geotagged,Macrosiagon,Macrosiagon dimidiata,Summer,United States,Wedge-shaped Beetle,beetle Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Interesting parasitic strategy, from eol.org:

    "The Rhipiphorid larvae, after hatching, attach themselves to a flower-visiting host insect, and hitch a ride back to the nest. There, they search for an egg, and bore into the emerging bee or wasp larvae, eventually killing the host."
    Posted 11 months ago
    1. I had no idea! That's so interesting. Thanks for sharing. Posted 11 months ago

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Macrosiagon dimidiata is a beetle in the Rhipiphoridae family, the Wedge Shaped Beetles.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by fchristant
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Feb 12, 2018. Captured Jul 25, 2008 21:40 in 55 Locust St, Coventry, RI 02816, USA.
  • f/5.0
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm