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Desert beetles - Ophryastes - male - female

Desert beetles - Ophryastes - Male Female
Laguna Seca Ranch, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
February 23, 2013
Size: 10-12 mm
Perfect camo in bone-dry scrub

Moved from ID Request.

Thanks V
Terrific! I see on the Ophryastes page that these weevils are flightless. Indeed, they left a single trail in the desert sand as she dragged him around. Interesting metaphor for some marriages, eh?

you have no idea!!!

btw, most entimines are flightless... i suspect, well over 50%

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