20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Click Beetle, Agrypnus murinus

Click Beetle, Agrypnus murinus. Elongated brown beetle with hairy pronotum and elytra. Pronotum is flared like a cape with long slender elytra that are finely punctured. Antennae ae light with 2-3 dark basal segments. 10-17mm. Found on grass. Larvae develops in ground, eats roots, worms and larvae of other insects. Active: April-July. Potential crop pest. 1009srb7A19_06_21 Srbsko, Czech Republic Canon 7D EFS 60 2.8 1/320 f/3.2 iso 320 6/21/2019

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Srbsko, Czechia
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Mary C Legg