Identify Beetle
Location: Baja California – near Tecate
November 1, 2011 1:57 pm
A friend of mine is in Baja California — wondering what this bug is.
Signature: Reubin

Acrobat Beetle

Hi Reubin,
Stink Beetles in the genus
Eleodes are frequently called Acrobat Beetles because they strike this pose and release a foul odor when threatened.

Location: Mexico

2 Responses to Acrobat Beetle

  1. John says:

    Eleodes; likely E. acuticaudus but the picture is a little fuzzy

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