Subject: Unknown beetle/insect
Geographic location of the bug: South Africa
Time: 11:50 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: This beetle/insect (see picture) is by my estimate about 10cm long has wings and its wing beat is loud
How you want your letter signed: Jacques
This is a Click Beetle in the family Elateridae, and though individuals with feathered or pectinate antennae are found in the family, they are not the norm. We believe it might be the Giant Acacia Click Beetle, Tetralobus flabellicornis, which is pictured on iSpot.