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Photo © Charles Thomas Hash, Jr., all rights reserved
Mamandur Forest Department Resthouse, Sri Ventakeswara Wild Life Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India (Google, OSM)
13.7516, 79.456662
Accuracy: 200m
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Description

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

Aug. 12, 2012 09:29:45 +0100
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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 over 2 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 over 2 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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