The 7th in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.
As you can see the title will start with the category which will make it easier for me when choosing what challenge to do next, I can see the challenges I have already run in this category.
For this challenge please add your images of SCARAB & CHAFER BEETLES.
If you like Beetles and enjoy taking images of them then why not join our group BEETLEMANIA, we currently have a voucher challenge running.
> Around 35,000 species are placed in this superfamily and some 200 new species are described each year.
> Beetles are of the insect order called Coleoptera, meaning ‘Sheath Wings’.
> The earliest known beetle fossils date to the Permian period (291.5-253 million years ago).
> They have the largest ‘Order’ within the animal kingdom with around 370,000 known recorded species throughout the world.
> There tough forewings are known as elytra.
> Adult beetles all have biting jaws.
This family includes:
False stag Beetle
Some information courtesy of Wikipedia
Vote for your favourite!
1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.
ENTRIES MUST BE ADDED TO THE GROUP FIRST OR BE DELETED FROM THE CHALLENGE.