Insect of the week – number 39

golden net-winged beetle
The red color of this Dictyoptera aurora advertises the fact that it is distasteful and predators should avoid it.


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  1. [...] similar warning coloration and patterns to reinforce that fact to any would-be predators.  In Insect of the week – number 39 at NC State Insect Museum, the net-winged beetle Dictyoptera aurora is featured as an example of [...]

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