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Carabid - Omophron tessellatum

Carabid - Omophron tessellatum
Kohler-Andrae SP, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA
June 29, 2006
Collected in/on moist sand under wood chunk on Lake Michigan beach.

Expertly mounted and imaged by my friend Nicolas Gompel. Pics taken with automontage system.

Moved
Moved from Round Sand Beetles.

Omophron tessellatum
- one of four species of Omophron that I'm aware of in WI and second in abundance after O. americanum. Such a beautiful photograph! What is the average time required to produce such an image? Please submit more automontaged carabids to BugGuide. Thanks.

I love that genus! And I love
I love that genus! And I love the way you photograph the beetles! Great job!

 
Thanks
Thanks Martin. These are very cool. Especially when you get to see them run around in the wild.

I will pass your compliments on to my friend Nicolas.

 
Back in Europe I used to col
Back in Europe I used to collect Oomophron limbatum, the only central European species. It is a very "picky" species, likes sand and good natural habitats...

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