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Becoming a beetle

Uploaded by: cyriously68

Thursday August 22, 2013

Shamong, NJ (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Four stages in the development of a horned passolus beetle. I pulled the bark from a log in the wood pile and got these four shots. In the final stage it turns jet black and glossy.

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2. Cowgazer
5:20 PM GMT on August 26, 2013
Fantastic nature study, thanks for sharing this evolution.
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1. BriarCraft
12:51 AM GMT on August 26, 2013
And voila, suddenly, there are the horns. Again, great series.
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cyriously68

Hello everyone. My name is Ed and I'm a retired teacher living in southern New Jersey. I was born and raised in Indiana and ended up in New Jersey thanks to the U.S. Army. I found this site a couple years ago and I have enjoyed the great photos from all over the world that you are sending in. I thank all of you for viewing and commenting on my contributions.

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