Chinle, Apache County, Arizona, USA September 6, 2007 Size: >2 CM
I came home from work today determined to find something fun to "shoot" and this was crawling across my sidewalk. I'm pretty sure it's a female Megetra, but it seems there are two species. Help? In reading the posts, there seems to be some Navajo lore associated with this beetle. I seem to be located in a good place to scope that out, and will ask around at the school tomorrow. Robert Koops provided the Navajo words, which should help.
Contributed by Micki Killoran on 6 September, 2007 - 7:52pm Last updated 27 September, 2015 - 9:19am
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