Beetle - Click - Agriotes Obscurus
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 10th July 2021 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode..
Fact File


Beetle - Click - Agriotes Obscurus
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Agriotes obscurus
Coleoptera.
Elateridae.


Larval Food:
Adult Food:
Size:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Roots of plants and grasses.
Grass leaves.
7 - 10 mm.
Meadows and grassy places.
March - June.
The larvae, called Wireworms, are long lived (up to four years in this stage of development)