Tag Archives: Beetle

Hitching a Ride: Sexton Beetles and Phoretic Mites

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Mutualism First impressions and assumptions can be totally wrong, as I found out one day in my backyard. I spotted a black beetle horribly infested with little brown mites. The beetle was trying to fly, but it was just too … Continue reading

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Warning! Have you seen this Beetle?

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It would be very surprising if you have. Why? Because it does not exist. At least not in the real world. This drawing was rendered using Adobe Photoshop (CS2). Although I have used Photoshop for quite some time, a vast … Continue reading

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