The overlooked beauty of clan Ground Beetle. Here you go have a Chlaenius emarginatus, best consumed at full screen. Another Pennsylvania collection by Hannah Cave Stout and picture by Dorcas Ogunbanwo.
context: I rolled a log over and found a group of passalids (Odontotaenius disjunctus) so i put them in my hand to take pics. Then I noticed another one on the other side of the log, but that one must’ve been from a different colony because they did not get along
Big! Plushie! Beetles! For sale over here on my webby site: https://www.palaeoplushies.com/shop/flowerchafers
These are big cuddly plushie beetles that I made, based on Chlorocala africana sp. and Pachnoda marginata.
Plushie Dimensions: 32cm long (big enough to hug!)
Chlorocala africana africana - Green
Chlorocala africana oertzeni - Purple
Pachnoda marginata - Yellow & Brown