20150831 端黑黃芫菁 Zonitis cothurnata
ID Credit : ChungTK @ hkwildlife
20150829 - 外形似黑尾小楔天牛(Serixia sedata),但黑腳及斑紋又有出入,求證ID。
body length is about 12-15mm
Will look up this neat blister beetle later on too!!! :)
Will study later...
Blister beetles are beetles (Coleoptera) of the family Meloidae, so called for their defensive secretion of a blistering agent, cantharidin. There are approximately 7,500 known species worldwide. Many are conspicuous and some aposematically colored, announcing their toxicity to would-be predators.