THE BEGINNING AND THE END - GREEN DUNG BEETLE - Garreta nitens

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Small (12.0" x 8.0")

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Magriet Meintjes

TOLWE, South Africa

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
X large 30.0" x 19.9"

Features

  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

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LOCATION CAPTURED: GROENLAND GAME LODGE, Tolwe, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
Green Dung Beetle:

Medium sized: Body length 13-18mm, metallic green or copper, finely sculptured. Pronotum stronly domed. Elytra with fine grooves, outer margins with identation.
Biology:
Active by day. Cuts dung from a fresh dung pad and moulds it into a ball, which it rolls away and burries at same distance. Dung ball is then remodelled by the female into a brood ball into which an egg is laid.
When mature, the larva pupates within the remains of the brood ball.
Habitat: Savanna and bushveld.
Related Species:
Several similar species with different metalic colours.

CAPTURE: THE “BROOD BALL” OF A GREEN DUNG BEETLE.

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