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Trypocopris vernalis Trypocopris vernalis Geotrupidae,Geotrupini,Spring dor beetle,Trypocopris,Trypocopris vernalis,beetle,coleoptera,insects,spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Absolutely lovely! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks, Lisa! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Excellent shot - very hard to get the iridescence to display so nicely on a photo! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks, arp. Cloudy day on the top of the hill :) You are right, makes all the difference to have diffuse light, instead of the iridescence burned by highlight. Posted 3 years ago
  3. A natural beauty Felix, and a stunning shot. Posted 3 years ago
    1. :) Thanks do much, Paul! And most welcome to JD, cheers!* Posted 3 years ago

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''Trypocopris vernalis'', known sometimes by the common name dor beetle or spring dor beetle, is a type of dung beetle. The larva of ''Trypocopris vernalis'' feeds on dung of animals such as sheep and red foxes .

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by RMFelix
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By RMFelix

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Uploaded Dec 20, 2019. Captured May 23, 2019 18:13.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO250
  • 50mm