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Medium-large (circa 2 cm x 8 mm x 8 mm) black and red blister beetle, feeding on flowers of an unidentified leguminous shrub. Note: although called a blister beetle, this species can generally be handled with little risk

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This forest resthouse and village were the venues for one of Kenneth Anderson's stories about hunting a man-eating tigress, "The Mamandur man-eater".

Posted by milletman about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Mylabris - Photo (c) Ferran Turmo Gort, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
milletman's ID: Genus Mylabris, a member of Blister Beetles (Family Meloidae)
Posted by milletman almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Mylabris - Photo (c) Ferran Turmo Gort, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
milletman's ID: Genus Mylabris, a member of Blister Beetles (Family Meloidae)
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Observation © Charles Thomas Hash, Jr.
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